Thomas Avenue over SEPTA


+39.94633, -75.23021
39°56'47" N, 75°13'49" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:Thomas Avenue over SEPTA
Structure number:000000000039153
Old structure number:677301005002610 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S of Baltimore - 27F13
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:61.0 ft. [18.6 m]
Total length:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:78.1 ft. [23.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Skew angle:18°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1910
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,200 [as of 1980]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:46.9 tons [42.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.9 tons [33.5 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:92.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201492.8Functionally obsolete-SatisfactorySatisfactory4200
March 201292.8Functionally obsolete-SatisfactorySatisfactory4200
March 201092.8Functionally obsolete-SatisfactorySatisfactory4200
March 200892.8Functionally obsolete-SatisfactorySatisfactory4200
April 200836.2Functionally obsolete-SatisfactorySatisfactory4200
March 200691.8Functionally obsolete-SatisfactorySatisfactory4200
March 200491.6Functionally obsolete-SatisfactorySatisfactory4200
March 200295.6Not deficient-SatisfactorySatisfactory4200
March 200095.6Not deficient-SatisfactorySatisfactory4200
March 199895.6Not deficient-SatisfactorySatisfactory4200
March 199692.6Functionally obsolete-SatisfactorySatisfactory4200
March 199489.7Functionally obsolete-SatisfactorySatisfactory4200
March 199289.7Functionally obsolete-SatisfactoryVery Good4200
March 199089.7Functionally obsolete-SatisfactoryVery Good4200