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WISCONSIN AVENUE over C&O CANAL

Map 

Coordinates:
+38.90421, -77.06276
38°54'15" N, 77°03'46" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

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