57th Street over SEPTA


+39.94540, -75.23695
39°56'43" N, 75°14'13" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:57th Street over SEPTA
Structure number:000000000039209
Old structure number:677301011001190 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S of Baltimore - 27E13
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Total length:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:69.2 ft. [21.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1905
Year reconstructed:1989
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,500 [as of 1986]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:95.7 tons [87.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:37.8 tons [34.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:91.7

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201491.7Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood5500
March 201291.7Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood5500
March 201091.7Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodGood5500
March 200891.7Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodGood5500
March 200691.7Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodGood5500
March 200491.5Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodGood5500
March 200295.5Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood5500
March 200095.5Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood5500
March 199895.5Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood5500
March 199683.7Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood3000
March 199483.7Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood3000
March 199283.7Not deficientExcellentExcellentGood3000
March 199083.7Not deficientExcellentExcellentGood3000