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WISCONSIN AVENUE over C&O CANAL

Map

Coordinates:
+38.90421, -77.06276
38°54'15" 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: February 2016

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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Operating rating:73.8 tons [67.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:43.9 tons [39.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:94.3

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201694.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-7400
January 201492.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-7400
January 201292.3FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-7400
December 200981.4FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-7400
January 200881.1FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-9500
March 200678.1PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySD9500
August 200278.1PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySD9500
March 200066.9PoorPoorFairFairSD9500
April 199866.9PoorPoorFairFairSD9500
October 199666.9PoorPoorFairFairSD9500
April 199468.9FairFairFairSatisfactory-9500
November 199268.9FairFairFairSatisfactory-9500
February 199068.9FairFairFairSatisfactory-9500

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.2,9142,914000
Superstructure
Masonry Archlinear ft.62342800
Substructure
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.1228923100
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.102010200
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.124119410
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.109001