47th Street over SEPTA


+39.94254, -75.20994
39°56'33" N, 75°12'36" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:47th Street over SEPTA
Structure number:000000000039148
Old structure number:677301004701260 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S of Woodland Ave - 36J01
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Total length:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:29.5 ft. [9.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Skew angle:40°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1992
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,022 [as of 1990]
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:62.8 tons [57.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:32.9 tons [29.9 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:91.4

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201491.4Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodGood6022
March 201291.4Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodGood6022
March 201091.4Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodGood6022
March 200891.4Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodGood6022
April 200834.9Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodGood6022
March 200691.4Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodGood6022
March 200490.0Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodGood6022
March 200294.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood6022
March 200094.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood6022
March 199894.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good6022
March 199692.9Not deficientExcellentVery GoodExcellent6022
March 199494.5Not deficientExcellentVery GoodExcellent6022
June 199294.5Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent6022