Kensington Avenue over Frankford Creek


+40.00792, -75.09252
40°00'29" N, 75°05'33" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:Kensington Avenue over Frankford Creek
Structure number:000000000039161
Old structure number:677301006001660 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Total length:202.1 ft. [61.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1892
Year reconstructed:1979
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans 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: September 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:11,500 [as of 1977]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:60.8 tons [55.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.8 tons [35.3 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:89.3

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201489.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood11500
September 201289.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood11500
September 201089.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood11500
September 200889.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood11500
September 200689.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood11500
September 200489.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood11500
September 200289.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood11500
September 200089.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood11500
September 199889.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood11500
September 199692.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood11500
September 199491.1Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood11500
September 199291.1Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood11500
September 199091.1Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood11500