+38.90415, -77.06901
38°54'15" N, 77°04'08" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Key Bridge over WHITEHURST FRWY
Structure number:0007
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:208.0 ft. [63.4 m]
Total length:1738.6 ft. [529.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:72.2 ft. [22.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1925
Year reconstructed:1986
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:8
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:62,000 [as of 2006]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:59.8 tons [54.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.9 tons [35.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:48.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201548.0FairFairFairFairFO62000
May 201348.0FairFairFairFairFO62000
June 201137.0PoorFairFairPoorSD62000
April 200938.0PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD62000
March 200763.0FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO78100
January 200563.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO78100
December 200263.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO78100
February 200163.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO78100
August 199863.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO78100
November 199663.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO78100
October 199364.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-78100
April 199064.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-78100

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.9329120515
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.158,0750157,2758000
Reinforced Concrete Archlinear ft.4,1373,762320550
Reinforced Concrete Floor Beamlinear ft.28,05425,9349701,1500
Reinforced Concrete Columneach405177351930
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.6302302301700
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.17212022300
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.332326060
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.1,5305105105100
Compression Jointlinear ft.2,2501,0001,25000
Movable Bearingeach112011200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.19,61013,8905,72000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.3,43002,4301,0000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.19,61013,8905,72000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3,4303,4131700