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East City Avenue Bridge, Southbound

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City Avenue Bridge, northbound with masonry piers, with City Avenue Bridge, southbound with two column concrete piers just upriver, photo July 2010

Photo taken by D. Thomsen

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Overview
Bridge over Schuylkill River on East City Avenue
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1955 (reconstructed 2002)
Builder
- Noel W. Willis (Bridge Engineer, Philadelphia Streets Department)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 184.1 ft.
Total length: 839.0 ft.
Deck width: 41.3 ft.
Also called
Southbound City Avenue Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.01187, -75.20589   (decimal degrees)
40°00'43" N, 75°12'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/482428/4429095 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Germantown
Inventory numbers
PANBI 39060 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 45784 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2011)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 68.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
24,516

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2012: Updated by Jodi Christman: Merged data from NBI
  • August 10, 2010: Updated by D. Thomsen: Added categories
  • August 2, 2010: Updated by D. Thomsen: Added Schuylkill River category.

Sources 

  • D. Thomsen - dcthomsen [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Jodi Christman - masterofchaos [at] outlook [dot] com