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SOUTH CAPITOL ST over ANACOSTIA RIVER

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Coordinates:
+38.86960, -77.00739
38°52'11" N, 77°00'27" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

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:44.9 ft. [13.7 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 2016 

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]
Operating rating:41.9 tons [38.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:25.0 tons [22.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:60.7
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$8,125,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 201660.7FairFairFairSatisfactory-53800
March 201560.7FairFairFairSatisfactory-53800
February 201447.2PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory-53800
February 201347.2PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory-53800
February 201260.7FairFairFairSatisfactory-53800
November 201053.3PoorFairPoorSatisfactory-53800
July 200839.0PoorSatisfactorySeriousGood-53800
July 200646.0PoorFairFairPoorSD73900
January 200663.8FairFairFairFairFO73900
June 200249.0PoorFairPoorFairSD73900
March 200146.0PoorFairPoorSatisfactorySD73900
January 199775.8FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO73900
June 199473.9FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO73900
March 199073.9FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO73900