Pennsylvania Ave. over Conrail & B&O Railroad


+39.96833, -75.18167
39°58'06" N, 75°10'54" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:Pennsylvania Ave. over Conrail & B&O Railroad
Structure number:000000000039173
Old structure number:677301007002110 (from 1992 edition)
Location:BTWN 26TH & 27TH 28D09
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Total length:144.0 ft. [43.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:66.3 ft. [20.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:140.4 ft. [42.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Skew angle:88°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1931
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Other [9]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:75,000 [as of 1977]
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:77.9 tons [70.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:39.9 tons [36.3 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:81.0
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$3,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
December 201481.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair75000
December 201281.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair75000
December 201081.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair75000
December 200881.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair75000
December 200636.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair75000
February 200781.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair75000
December 200479.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair75000
December 200283.0Not deficientFairFairFair75000
December 200083.0Not deficientFairFairFair75000
December 199883.0Not deficientFairFairFair75000
December 199679.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair75000
December 199477.2Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair75000
December 199277.2Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair75000
December 199065.2Structurally deficientFairFairPoor75000