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MARKET STREET over SCHUYLKILL RIVER

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Coordinates:
+39.95437, -75.17982
39°57'16" N, 75°10'47" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:MARKET STREET over SCHUYLKILL RIVER
Structure number:000000000038378
Old structure number:673010009000000 (from 1992 edition)
Location:CENTER CITY PHILA. 3590A8
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:164.1 ft. [50.0 m]
Total length:350.1 ft. [106.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:118.1 ft. [36.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1932
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,994 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:68.8 tons [62.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:40.8 tons [37.1 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:66.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
July 201466.0Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair10994
July 201267.7Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair6249
July 201066.1Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair10894
July 200866.1Structurally deficientPoorPoorSatisfactory10894
August 200681.5Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory16100
May 200481.2Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory17221
April 200279.9Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory21875
March 200088.8Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory21381