70th Street over AMTRAK (NE Corridor)


+39.91903, -75.23953
39°55'09" N, 75°14'22" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:70th Street over AMTRAK (NE Corridor)
Structure number:000000000039174
Old structure number:677301007002290 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S.PASCHALL AVE 36E05
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:98.1 ft. [29.9 m]
Total length:101.1 ft. [30.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:63.7 ft. [19.4 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1949
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2015 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:10,200 [as of 2012]
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:27.9 tons [25.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:16.9 tons [15.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:52.2

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
February 201552.2Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory10200
February 201462.4Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory10200
December 201264.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory10200
February 201271.6Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood10200
February 201070.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood10200
February 200870.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood10200
February 200654.1Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood10200
February 200454.1Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood10200
February 200255.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood10200
February 200055.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood10200
February 199855.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood10200
February 199675.9Not deficientFairSatisfactoryGood10200
February 199478.8Not deficientFairSatisfactoryGood10200
February 199275.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood10200
February 199075.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood10200