27th Street, N.W. over Broad Branch


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:27th Street, N.W. over Broad Branch
Structure number:0017
Location:27th Street, N.W.
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:42.3 ft. [12.9 m]
Total length:42.3 ft. [12.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:4.9 ft. [1.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2015
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Other [9]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,200 [as of 2007]
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:44.9 tons [40.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:29.9 tons [27.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:76.7

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201576.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-2200
October 20133.8PoorFairFairCriticalSD2200
September 20113.8PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD2200
August 20093.8PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD2200
September 200733.5PoorSatisfactoryFairSeriousSD2500
August 200533.5PoorSatisfactoryFairCriticalSD2500
December 200333.5PoorSatisfactoryFairSeriousSD2500
July 200233.5PoorGoodFairSeriousSD2500

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.424424000
Prestressed Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.1,3971,397000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,0161,016000
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.122122000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.7171000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.370370000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1313000