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GIRARD AVENUE over CSX RAILROAD

Map 

Coordinates:
+39.97480, -75.19881
39°58'29" N, 75°11'56" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:GIRARD AVENUE over CSX RAILROAD
Structure number:000000000038411
Old structure number:670030007000000 (from 1992 edition)
Location:@PHILADELPHIA ZOO 3589J05
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Total length:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:99.7 ft. [30.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1890
Year reconstructed:1955
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Other [9]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:17,882 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:81.7 tons [74.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:46.9 tons [42.6 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:17.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
June 201417.0Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousSatisfactory17882
June 201214.0Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousSatisfactory10962
June 201014.1Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousSatisfactory10991
July 200814.1Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSatisfactory10152
August 200650.1Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory31079
August 200450.3Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory30660
July 200254.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory30296
September 199972.6Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory28446
September 199775.0Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory27056
October 199565.5Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory26630
February 199462.8Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory36808
February 199262.8Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory34510