Abbottsford Avenue over CONRAIL and SEPTA


+40.01605, -75.17522
40°00'58" N, 75°10'31" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:Abbottsford Avenue over CONRAIL and SEPTA
Structure number:000000000039105
Old structure number:677301001003170 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:63.0 ft. [19.2 m]
Total length:66.9 ft. [20.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:48.9 ft. [14.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1929
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:13,600 [as of 1980]
Deck condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:97.8 tons [88.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:28.9 tons [26.3 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:54.9
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$1,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201554.9Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor13600
September 201354.9Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor13600
September 201154.9Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor13600
September 200954.9Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor13600
September 200754.9Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor13600
September 200537.8Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor13600
September 200340.1Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor13600
September 200140.1Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor13600
September 199940.1Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor13600
September 199760.6Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor13600
September 199556.9Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor13600
September 199356.9Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor13600
September 199154.0Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor13600