53rd Street over CONRAIL (CHESTER BR.)


+39.93303, -75.21266
39°55'59" N, 75°12'46" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:53rd Street over CONRAIL (CHESTER BR.)
Structure number:000000000039159
Old structure number:677301006000920 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S.EASTWICK AVE 36J03
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:48.9 ft. [14.9 m]
Total length:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1966
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Box Beam or girders - Single or Spread [06]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:200 [as of 1980]
Deck condition:Good [7 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: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 desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:66.8 tons [60.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:32.9 tons [29.9 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:65.2

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201465.2Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryFair200
March 201265.2Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryFair200
March 201065.2Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryFair200
March 200865.2Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryFair200
April 200821.5Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryFair200
March 200676.2Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory200
March 200476.1Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory200
March 200280.1Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory200
March 200080.1Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory200
March 199880.1Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory200
March 199676.1Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory200
March 199476.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood200
March 199275.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory200
March 199075.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory200