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SCHUYLKILL AV.WEST over SCHUYLKILL EXPRESSWAY

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Coordinates:
+39.95333, -75.18167
39°57'12" N, 75°10'54" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:SCHUYLKILL AV.WEST over SCHUYLKILL EXPRESSWAY
Structure number:000000000039472
Old structure number:673039001006120 (from 1992 edition)
Location:BTW.CHESTNUT/WANUT3590A08
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Total length:455.1 ft. [138.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:84.0 ft. [25.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:83.7 ft. [25.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
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:13
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,788 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:56.9 tons [51.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:33.9 tons [30.8 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:78.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$4,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
June 201478.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair8788
July 201279.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair3194
July 201079.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair3202
July 200879.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair3316
July 200678.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair17277
July 200477.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair16870
June 200278.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair16670
May 200075.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair10030