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PASSYUNK AVENUE over SCHUYLKILL RIVER;ROADS

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Coordinates:
+39.91976, -75.20297
39°55'11" N, 75°12'11" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:PASSYUNK AVENUE over SCHUYLKILL RIVER;ROADS
Structure number:000000000038987
Old structure number:673019007000000 (from 1992 edition)
Location:NEAR JERRYS CORNER3699H03
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:222.1 ft. [67.7 m]
Total length:2240.3 ft. [682.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:91.9 ft. [28.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:3280.7 ft. [999.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1983
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:40,388 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:70.8 tons [64.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:42.9 tons [39.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:65.0
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$1,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
July 201465.0Not deficientSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory40388
August 201265.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory18769
August 201066.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory17208
August 200866.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory17170
August 200662.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood36367
August 200461.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood37031
July 200263.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood35699
March 200056.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairGood34401
20000.0Not applicable---100
May 199873.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood39368
May 199677.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood38138
May 199481.6Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood27238
June 199279.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood26756
May 199082.4Not deficientGoodGoodGood25536