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PENNSYLVANIA AVE over CSX&ANACOSTIA R&PA&M St.

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Coordinates:
+38.97789, -76.98000
38°58'40" N, 76°58'48" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PENNSYLVANIA AVE over CSX&ANACOSTIA R&PA&M St.
Structure number:0054
Location:PENN AVE OVER ANACOSTIA R
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:153.9 ft. [46.9 m]
Total length:1476.1 ft. [449.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:9.2 ft. [2.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:39°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1942
Year reconstructed:1996
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:9
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans 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: June 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:89,800 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:80.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2016FairGoodGoodSatisfactory8980080.0
May 2014FairGoodGoodSatisfactory8980081.0
May 2012FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory8980081.0
August 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory8980081.0
May 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory8980066.0
March 2008GoodGoodVery GoodGood8160066.0
March 2006GoodGoodVery GoodGood8160066.0
April 2003GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good8160066.0
June 1999GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good8160066.0
December 1996GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good8160066.0
December 1992PoorSeriousSeriousPoor8160017.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.10,70010,60010000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.293,250288,7503,500500500
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.3052931200
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,2501,250000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8,0347,63440000
Reinforced Concrete Stringerlinear ft.1,1461,1123400
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.120,244120,1964800
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,4751,475000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8,5608,0104001500
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1514010
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.9442355511580
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.46557391170
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,1801,0977490
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.604006040
Open Jointlinear ft.114114000
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach75363720
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.312132150030
Fixed Bearingeach2181300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.312190112010
Pot Bearingeach189900
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.8,8568,7796710
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.38,37634,5462,3001,150380
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,4761,467180