Morris Street over SEPTA (Chestnut Hill W.)


+40.02709, -75.17794
40°01'38" N, 75°10'41" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:Morris Street over SEPTA (Chestnut Hill W.)
Structure number:000000000039151
Old structure number:677301005001860 (from 1992 edition)
Location:MORRIS STREET 17D11
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Total length:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:30.2 ft. [9.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:50.2 ft. [15.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:55°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1921
Year reconstructed:2001
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span 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: August 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,600 [as of 1995]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:80.9 tons [73.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:41.9 tons [38.1 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:87.1

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201587.1Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2600
August 201387.1Functionally obsoleteExcellentExcellentVery Good2600
August 201187.1Functionally obsoleteExcellentExcellentVery Good2600
August 200987.1Not deficientExcellentExcellentVery Good2600
August 200787.1Not deficientExcellentExcellentVery Good2600
August 200587.0Not deficientExcellentExcellentVery Good2600
August 200391.0Not deficientExcellentExcellentVery Good2600
August 200191.0Not deficientExcellentExcellentVery Good2600
August 199930.3Structurally deficientSeriousPoorFair2000
August 199730.3Structurally deficientSeriousPoorFair2000
August 199527.5Structurally deficientSeriousPoorFair2000
August 199327.5Structurally deficientSeriousPoorFair2000
August 199127.5Structurally deficientSeriousPoorGood2000