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COULTER AVENUE over SEPTA;CHESTNUT HI. W.BR.

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Coordinates:
+40.02319, -75.17941
40°01'23" N, 75°10'46" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:COULTER AVENUE over SEPTA;CHESTNUT HI. W.BR.
Structure number:000000000039073
Old structure number:674011003200000 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.5MI. S.WAYNE AVE.3480B06
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Total length:57.1 ft. [17.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:48.9 ft. [14.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Skew angle:50°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1901
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Steel plate (includes orthotropic) [5]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2014 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:4,397 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:7.9 tons [7.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:4.0 tons [3.6 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:2.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 20142.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousFair4397
October 20122.0Structurally deficientPoorSeriousFair5554
October 20116.3Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair5554
October 20105.5Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair5568
November 200824.4Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair5556
April 200826.5Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair5644
November 200526.2Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair5496
December 200331.4Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair5420
January 200228.3Structurally deficientPoorPoorSatisfactory8787
September 200028.3Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair8761
August 199937.5Structurally deficientPoorPoorSatisfactory8623
July 199837.6Structurally deficientPoorPoorSatisfactory8496
July 199737.7Structurally deficientPoorPoorSatisfactory8362
August 199632.8Structurally deficientPoorPoorSatisfactory8230
August 199536.9Structurally deficientPoorPoorSatisfactory7990
July 199439.4Structurally deficientFairPoorFair7803
August 199344.6Structurally deficientFairPoorFair7665
July 199244.6Structurally deficientFairPoorFair7665