Anacostia Avenue, over Anacostia River Outlet


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Anacostia Avenue, over Anacostia River Outlet
Structure number:0078
Location:Near Benning Road
Purpose:Carries highway over relief for waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Total length:292.0 ft. [89.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:29.2 ft. [8.9 m]
Owner:Other State Agencies [21]
Year built:1984
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:4
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:200 [as of 2010]
Truck traffic:60% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 over "tidal" waters that has not been evaluated for scour, but considered low risk. [T]
Operating rating:70.8 tons [64.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:41.9 tons [38.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:85.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201685.0FairFairFairFair-200
January 201485.0FairFairFairFair-200
January 201294.0PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySD200
March 201094.0PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySD200

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,1821,10214642
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,11410,02671017
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.8,55303,9284,6250
Reinforced Concrete Columneach64200
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.101851240
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.90636210
Compression Jointlinear ft.931210710
Movable Bearingeach164390
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.61113
Fixed Bearingeach80800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.31200
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.591591000