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Scale Gate Road over North Capitol Street

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Coordinates:
+38.93667, -77.00667
38°56'12" N, 77°00'24" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Scale Gate Road over North Capitol Street
Structure number:0042
Location:ACCESS RD OVER N CAP ST
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:92.5 ft. [28.2 m]
Total length:97.1 ft. [29.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.2 ft. [8.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:37.4 ft. [11.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:13°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1960
Year reconstructed:2005
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
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:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,000 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:86.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2016GoodGoodGoodGood200086.8
March 2014GoodGoodGoodGood200089.8
March 2012GoodGoodGoodGood200089.8
January 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodGood200089.8
February 2008GoodVery GoodGoodGood250086.2
September 2006GoodExcellentExcellentGood250086.2
January 2006GoodExcellentExcellentGood250086.2
August 2002FairFairFairFair250071.2
June 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory250083.2
August 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory250081.2
August 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory250064.0
September 1995FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory250053.9
February 1993FairFairFairSatisfactory250067.6
February 1992FairFairFairSatisfactory250067.6
February 1990FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory250078.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.574565900
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,4923,482019
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.3,6413,6281300
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7601750
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.7607600
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach1212000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.44000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.9797000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.9793400
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.9797000