Pine Road over Pennypack Creek


+40.09020, -75.06937
40°05'25" N, 75°04'10" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:Pine Road over Pennypack Creek
Structure number:000000000039172
Old structure number:677301007002050 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S of Bloomfield Rd 08K13
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:84.0 ft. [25.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:59.4 ft. [18.1 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1977
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [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: June 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,700 [as of 1983]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Operating rating:55.9 tons [50.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:16.9 tons [15.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:55.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$930,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
June 201655.8Functionally obsoleteGoodFairFair10700
June 201432.8Structurally deficientGoodSeriousPoor10700
June 201241.8Structurally deficientGoodGoodPoor10700
June 201041.8Structurally deficientGoodGoodPoor10700
June 200841.8Structurally deficientGoodGoodPoor10700
June 200641.8Structurally deficientGoodGoodPoor10700
June 200469.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory10700
June 200269.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory10700
June 200069.3Functionally obsoleteVery GoodGoodSatisfactory10700
June 199869.3Functionally obsoleteVery GoodGoodSatisfactory10700
June 199669.3Functionally obsoleteVery GoodGoodGood10700
June 199497.6Not deficientVery GoodGoodGood10700
June 199282.2Not deficientFairFairFair10700
June 199082.2Not deficientFairFairFair10700