Calumet Street over SEPTA (Norristown Br)


+40.01206, -75.19433
40°00'43" N, 75°11'40" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:Calumet Street over SEPTA (Norristown Br)
Structure number:000000000039117
Old structure number:677301002000790 (from 1992 edition)
Location:W. of Cresson St 3479-J9
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Total length:68.9 ft. [21.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.6 ft. [13.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.7 ft. [5.4 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1925
Year reconstructed:1993
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Closed Grating [4]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2015 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:400 [as of 1984]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:69.9 tons [63.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:25.0 tons [22.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:48.0
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$1,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201548.0Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor400
September 201347.9Structurally deficientGoodFairPoor400
September 201148.0Structurally deficientGoodFairPoor400
September 200948.0Structurally deficientGoodFairPoor400
September 200748.0Structurally deficientGoodFairPoor400
September 200537.7Structurally deficientGoodFairPoor400
September 200364.9Functionally obsoleteGoodFairFair400
September 200167.9Functionally obsoleteGoodFairFair400
September 199967.9Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryFair400
September 199777.9Functionally obsoleteVery GoodSatisfactoryFair400
September 199573.9Functionally obsoleteVery GoodSatisfactoryFair400
September 199373.9Functionally obsoleteExcellentSatisfactoryFair400
September 199136.8Structurally deficientSeriousPoorFair400