Oak Lane Avenue over SEPTA (BETH BR)

Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:Oak Lane Avenue over SEPTA (BETH BR)
Structure number:000000000039266
Old structure number:677301090001920 (from 1992 edition)
Location:WEST OF 8TH STREET 18A06
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Total length:55.1 ft. [16.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:62.7 ft. [19.1 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:31°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1902
Year reconstructed:1968
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:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,200 [as of 1980]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:94.8 tons [86.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:37.0 tons [33.6 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:81.8
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$1,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201581.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair1200
November 201381.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair1200
November 201181.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair1200
November 200981.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair1200
November 200781.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair1200
November 200581.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair1200
November 200381.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair1200
November 200186.8Not deficientSatisfactoryFairFair1200
November 199985.8Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1200
November 199785.8Not deficientGoodGoodFair1200
November 199584.8Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodFair1200
November 199384.8Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodFair1200
November 199183.8Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair1200