61st Street over SEPTA (AHSL)


+39.92287, -75.21956
39°55'22" N, 75°13'10" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:61st Street over SEPTA (AHSL)
Structure number:000000000039152
Old structure number:677301005002450 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S of Eastwick Ave - 36H04
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Total length:62.0 ft. [18.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:72.2 ft. [22.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:94.2 ft. [28.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1928
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,000 [as of 1976]
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:85.8 tons [78.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:61.8 tons [56.2 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:70.1
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201470.1Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryFair20000
March 201270.1Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryFair20000
March 201070.1Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryFair20000
March 200870.1Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryFair20000
April 200817.9Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryFair20000
March 200672.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair20000
March 200474.4Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair20000
March 200276.5Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair20000
March 200076.5Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair20000
March 199876.5Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair20000
March 199675.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair20000
March 199477.3Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair20000
March 199273.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood20000
March 199073.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood20000