South Street over I-76, Schuylkill R & CSX


+39.94734, -75.18746
39°56'50" N, 75°11'15" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:South Street over I-76, Schuylkill R & CSX
Structure number:000000000046462
Old structure number:677301001000110 (from 1992 edition)
Location:East of 33rd St.
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Tolls:Yes [1]
Length of largest span:144.0 ft. [43.9 m]
Total length:753.0 ft. [229.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:62.0 ft. [18.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:82.7 ft. [25.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.7 ft. [4.8 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:2010
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:7
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,000 [as of 1975]
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:47.9 tons [43.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.9 tons [33.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:93.1

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201493.1Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good20000
May 201290.0Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent20000
April 201192.0Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent20000
May 200848.5Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair20000
May 200652.1Structurally deficientFairPoorFair20000
May 200450.7Structurally deficientFairPoorFair20000
May 200250.7Structurally deficientFairPoorFair20000
May 200050.7Structurally deficientFairPoorFair20000
May 199853.7Structurally deficientFairPoorFair20000
May 199658.5Structurally deficientFairPoorFair20000
May 199429.3Structurally deficientFairPoorFair20000
May 199256.9Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood20000
May 199056.9Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood20000