Kingsessing Avenue over SEPTA


+39.94325, -75.21502
39°56'36" N, 75°12'54" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:Kingsessing Avenue over SEPTA
Structure number:000000000039192
Old structure number:677301008001670 (from 1992 edition)
Location:E of 49th Street - 36J01
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Total length:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:29.5 ft. [9.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:31°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1942
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Main span material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2014 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:4,800 [as of 1980]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:50.8 tons [46.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:18.9 tons [17.2 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:71.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201471.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4800
March 201271.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4800
March 201071.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4800
March 200871.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4800
March 200671.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4800
March 200470.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4800
March 200274.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4800
March 200074.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4800
March 199874.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4800
March 199673.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4800
March 199478.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4800
March 199277.7Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory4800
March 199075.7Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory4800