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SOUTH CAPITOL ST over ANACOSTIA RIVER

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Coordinates:
+38.87002, -77.00828
38°52'12" N, 77°00'30" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SOUTH CAPITOL ST over ANACOSTIA RIVER
Structure number:0053
Location:S CAPITOL ST/ANACOSTIA R
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:192.9 ft. [58.8 m]
Total length:1564.1 ft. [476.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:62.7 ft. [19.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1950
Year reconstructed:2008
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:8
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Movable - Swing [17]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:53,800 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:60.7
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$8,125,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017FairFairFairSatisfactory5380060.7
April 2016FairFairFairSatisfactory5380060.7
March 2015FairFairFairSatisfactory5380060.7
February 2014PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory5380047.2
February 2013PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory5380047.2
February 2012FairFairFairSatisfactory5380060.7
November 2010PoorFairPoorSatisfactory5380053.3
July 2008PoorSatisfactorySeriousGood5380039.0
July 2006PoorFairFairPoor7390046.0
January 2006FairFairFairFair7390063.8
June 2002PoorFairPoorFair7390049.0
March 2001PoorFairPoorSatisfactory7390046.0
January 1997FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory7390075.8
June 1994FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory7390073.9
March 1990FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory7390073.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,3002,9502001500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.86,10074,00011,9002000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.23,52523,32520000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.200,850174,85026,00000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.86,200085,1001,1000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.68,95067,8501,0001000
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.5,2504,500740100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.57,50053,9153,58500
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach80800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4003802000
Substructure
Steel Columneach99000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.950950000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1615010
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.594586080
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7777000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.3253100150
Deck
Open Grid Decksq. ft.25,20024,40008000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.25,20025,200000
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.3,7503,750000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,75003,75000
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.300030000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.7507500
Compression Jointlinear ft.7507500
Open Jointlinear ft.30021040500
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach33000
Movable Bearingeach1210200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.200200000
Fixed Bearingeach119200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.200200000
Pot Bearingeach33000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.8,3357,88045500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.45,00043,5001,50000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,5451,3501,155400
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.2,20001,9003000