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MINNESOTA AVE,N.E. over WATTS BRANCH, N.E.

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Coordinates:
+38.90136, -76.94556
38°54'05" N, 76°56'44" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:MINNESOTA AVE,N.E. over WATTS BRANCH, N.E.
Structure number:0082
Location:MINN AVE OVER WATTS BR
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:55.1 ft. [16.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:58.1 ft. [17.7 m]
Skew angle:27°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1934
Year reconstructed:1999
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span 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: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:22,100 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:77.3
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$3,500,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017GoodGoodGoodGood2210077.3
December 2015GoodGoodGoodGood2210077.3
December 2013GoodGoodGoodGood2210078.3
January 2012FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2210078.3
March 2010FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2210078.3
March 2008FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2210077.3
March 2006GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood2210077.3
January 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood2210077.3
July 2002GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2210077.3
November 2000GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good2210077.3
November 1998GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good2210074.3
September 1996PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory2210027.8
June 1994PoorPoorFairFair2210032.4
July 1992PoorPoorFairFair2210032.4
June 1990PoorPoorFairFair2210032.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.362353900
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,7313,6725009
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.3,1902,86832200
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,9962,996000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.17715212130
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.130013000
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach1411120
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2824004
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.110108200
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.110110000