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WHITEHURST FRWY over K Street, N.W.

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Coordinates:
+38.90449, -77.06500
38°54'16" N, 77°03'54" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WHITEHURST FRWY over K Street, N.W.
Structure number:0032
Location:GEORGETOWN WATERFRONT, NW
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:76.1 ft. [23.2 m]
Total length:4172.1 ft. [1271.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:62.0 ft. [18.9 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:13.8 ft. [4.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1949
Year reconstructed:1998
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:76
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:31,200 [as of 2006]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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 corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:74.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2016FairSatisfactoryFairFair3120074.5
March 2014FairSatisfactoryFairFair3120074.5
March 2012FairFairFairFair3120057.2
March 2010FairSatisfactoryFairFair3120058.3
February 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair4970055.3
September 2005FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory4970067.8
May 2003GoodGoodGoodGood4970068.4
March 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good4970068.4
December 1998GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good4970043.6
December 1994PoorSeriousPoorPoor4970028.4
March 1993PoorPoorPoorPoor4970028.4
November 1988PoorPoorPoorPoor4970028.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.4,7008802,8809400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.69,44365,3312,0301,0411,041
Steel Stringerlinear ft.15,4004,6206,9303,8500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.164,910157,4912,4732,4732,473
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.258,664258,55310830
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.40,25020,12614,0876,0370
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.197,900186,0002,9962,9685,936
Substructure
Steel Columneach1546315760
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.25,23315,17302,5237,537
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7870800
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.1,38601,38420
Compression Jointlinear ft.248024530
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach52030
Movable Bearingeach104446000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.981441050490
Fixed Bearingeach98494900
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.65632800328
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.7,5227,42280200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.15,75413,423777777777
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.11,4725,4406,018140
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.89,13629,73019,80219,80219,802