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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

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: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

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,3003,0001751250
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.86,10074,00012,10000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.23,52523,35017500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.200,850174,85026,00000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.86,200085,2001,0000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.68,95068,000900500
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.594578088
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7777000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.3253100150
Deck
Open Grid Decksq. ft.25,20024,50007000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.25,20025,200000
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.3,7502,55001,2000
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 Bearingeach86200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.200200000
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