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Vine Street Expressway bridge

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Vine Street Expressway bridge, looking downstream from the east bank of the Schuylkill River

Photo taken by D. Thomsen

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Description 

Vine Street Expressway (I-676/US 30) westbound feeds into ramp for the Schuylkill Expressway (I-76) eastbound and JFK Boulevard exit at 30th Street, and into (I-76) westbound. (NBI 670676000206220)

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Overview
Deck girder bridge over Schuylkill River, CSX tracks, I676 East ramp from Eakins Oval on I-676/US 30
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1959, PennDOT, Reconstructed 1989
Design
Structure Length: 270.4 m
Bridge Roadway Width: 25.3 m
Operating Rating: 63.5 Metric Tons
Minimum Vertical Underclearance: 4 m over Highway
Number of Spans in Main Unit: 3 Spans
Material Design: Steel continuous
Design Construction: Girder and Floorbeam System
Number of Approach Spans: 5
Approach Material Design: Steel
Approach Design Construction: Mixed Types
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 170.0 ft.
Total length: 887.2 ft.
Deck width: 83.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.96000, -75.18000   (decimal degrees)
39°57'36" N, 75°10'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/484626/4423333 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
Philadelphia
Inventory numbers
PA 67 0676 0002 0622 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 38686 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 45677 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2008)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 74.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
54,115

Update Log 

  • August 18, 2010: Updated by D. Thomsen: (NBI 670676000206220)
  • August 14, 2010: Updated by D. Thomsen: Add category:Painted blue
  • August 10, 2010: Updated by D. Thomsen: Added categories
  • July 27, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Merged Bridge With NBI Listing
  • July 27, 2010: New photo from D. Thomsen
  • July 20, 2010: Added by D. Thomsen

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