"B" & Somerset Sts over CONRAIL (Richmond Br)


+39.99188, -75.12685
39°59'31" N, 75°07'37" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:"B" & Somerset Sts over CONRAIL (Richmond Br)
Structure number:000000000039202
Old structure number:677301009002440 (from 1992 edition)
Location:"B"&SOMERSET STRS. 29B05
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:104.0 ft. [31.7 m]
Total length:111.9 ft. [34.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1985
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:Arch - Thru [12]
Deck type:Closed Grating [4]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,400 [as of 2012]
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:54.9 tons [49.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.0 tons [34.5 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:84.2

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
February 201584.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood5400
March 201385.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood5400
March 201185.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood5400
March 200985.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood4500
March 200785.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood4500
March 200585.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood4500
March 200389.3Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood4500
March 200191.3Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood4500
March 199991.3Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood4500
March 199791.3Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood4500
March 199587.3Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood4500
March 199387.3Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood4500
March 199187.3Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood4500