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WISCONSIN AVENUE over C&O CANAL

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Coordinates:
+38.90431, -77.06276
38°54'16" N, 77°03'46" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WISCONSIN AVENUE over C&O CANAL
Structure number:0002
Location:GEORGETOWN & C&O
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Total length:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:50.9 ft. [15.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1831
Year reconstructed:2006
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Main span material:Masonry [8]
Main span design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,400 [as of 2006]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:95.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory740095.3
February 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory740094.3
January 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory740092.3
January 2012FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory740092.3
December 2009FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory740081.4
January 2008FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory950081.1
March 2006PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory950078.1
August 2002PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory950078.1
March 2000PoorPoorFairFair950066.9
April 1998PoorPoorFairFair950066.9
October 1996PoorPoorFairFair950066.9
April 1994FairFairFairSatisfactory950068.9
November 1992FairFairFairSatisfactory950068.9
February 1990FairFairFairSatisfactory950068.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.2,9142,914000
Superstructure
Masonry Archlinear ft.62441800
Substructure
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.102564600
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.102010200
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.116114200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.109001
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.85120