Glenwood Avenue over SEPTA


+39.99596, -75.15621
39°59'45" N, 75°09'22" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:Glenwood Avenue over SEPTA
Structure number:000000000039150
Old structure number:677301005001450 (from 1992 edition)
Location:at 15th Street 28G04
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Total length:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:57.7 ft. [17.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1912
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:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2014 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:3,700 [as of 1978]
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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:25.0 tons [22.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:12.0 tons [10.9 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:52.2
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$1,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
December 201452.2Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryGood3700
December 201252.0Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryGood3700
December 201054.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood3700
December 200954.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood3700
December 200854.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood3700
December 200634.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood3700
February 200754.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood3700
December 200438.1Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood3700
December 200242.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood3700
December 200042.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood3700
December 199842.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood3700
December 199649.7Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood3700
December 199469.4Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood3700
December 199269.4Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood3700
December 199062.4Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory3700