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Grays Ferry Bridge

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Grays Ferry Avenue Bridge, looking west from just north of the bridge

Photo taken by D. Thomsen

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Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Schuylkill River;Amtrak on Grays Ferry Avenue
Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1976
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 187.0 ft.
Total length: 1,482.0 ft.
Deck width: 75.5 ft.
Also called
Grays Ferry Avenue Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.94110, -75.20500   (decimal degrees)
39°56'28" N, 75°12'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/482486/4421240 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Philadelphia
Inventory numbers
PA 67 3021 0070 0703 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 38999 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 45843 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2008)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 72.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
15,924

Update Log 

  • August 10, 2010: Updated by D. Thomsen: Norfolk Southern Railway, not Railroad
  • August 9, 2010: Updated by D. Thomsen: Added railroad

Sources 

  • D. Thomsen - dcthomsen [at] comcast [dot] net