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TORRESDALE AVENUE over PENNYPACK CREEK

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Coordinates:
+40.03707, -75.02178
40°02'13" N, 75°01'18" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:TORRESDALE AVENUE over PENNYPACK CREEK
Structure number:000000000038742
Old structure number:671004019002970 (from 1992 edition)
Location:HOLMESBURG PRISON 3482G05
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:167.0 ft. [50.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:60.7 ft. [18.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:3280.7 ft. [999.9 m]
Skew angle:17°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1896
Year reconstructed:1974
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:13,565 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Operating rating:80.7 tons [73.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:30.9 tons [28.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:93.2

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201493.2Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory13565
June 201293.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory13709
June 201093.1Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory13745
June 200891.4Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory16007
April 200695.6Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory15677
March 200496.3Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory13055
April 200295.5Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory12585
April 199993.3Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory13129
May 199793.8Not deficientSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory11387
May 199593.6Not deficientGoodVery GoodSatisfactory11208
May 199393.7Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood10846
June 199193.7Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood10846