72nd Street over AMTRAK (NE Corridor)


+39.91698, -75.24250
39°55'01" N, 75°14'33" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:72nd Street over AMTRAK (NE Corridor)
Structure number:000000000039179
Old structure number:677301007203360 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S.PASCHALL AVE 36E05
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Total length:104.0 ft. [31.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:68.9 ft. [21.0 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1913
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
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:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2014 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:2,000 [as of 1980]
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:24.9 tons [22.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:11.9 tons [10.8 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:33.6
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$1,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
February 201433.6Structurally deficientFairFairPoor2000
February 201233.6Structurally deficientFairFairPoor2000
February 201033.6Structurally deficientFairFairPoor2000
February 200834.6Structurally deficientFairFairPoor2000
February 20069.0Structurally deficientFairFairPoor2000
September 20049.0Structurally deficientFairFairPoor2000
February 200216.8Structurally deficientFairFairPoor2000
February 200016.8Structurally deficientFairFairPoor2000
February 199816.8Structurally deficientFairFairPoor2000
February 199634.2Structurally deficientFairFairPoor2000
February 199434.4Structurally deficientFairFairPoor2000
February 199254.6Structurally deficientFairFairPoor2000
February 199054.6Structurally deficientFairFairPoor2000