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WHITBY AVENUE over SEPTA(WEST CHESTER BR.)

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Coordinates:
+39.94620, -75.22834
39°56'46" N, 75°13'42" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:WHITBY AVENUE over SEPTA(WEST CHESTER BR.)
Structure number:000000000038978
Old structure number:673017001031200 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S.BALTIMORE AVE. 3589D09
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:58.1 ft. [17.7 m]
Total length:63.0 ft. [19.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:78.4 ft. [23.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Skew angle:33°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1917
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,134 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:46.9 tons [42.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:27.9 tons [25.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:73.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201473.8Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory6134
October 201273.2Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory6199
October 201073.7Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory6215
October 200873.3Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory8200
October 200678.9Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory8166
September 200478.7Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory8031
September 200282.6Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory9383
September 200077.6Structurally deficientSeriousFairSatisfactory9198
May 199882.1Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory6347
May 199657.3Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair6155
June 199443.8Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair8600
June 199241.6Structurally deficientSeriousPoorFair8600
June 199056.9Structurally deficientPoorFairSatisfactory8600