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

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Coordinates:
+38.90125, -76.94342
38°54'05" N, 76°56'36" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts

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:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:52.5 ft. [16.0 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: December 2015

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]
Operating rating:80.9 tons [73.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:49.0 tons [44.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:77.3
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$3,500,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201577.3GoodGoodGoodGoodFO22100
December 201378.3GoodGoodGoodGoodFO22100
January 201278.3FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO22100
March 201078.3FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO22100
March 200877.3FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO22100
March 200677.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-22100
January 200477.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-22100
July 200277.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-22100
November 200077.3GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good-22100
November 199874.3GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good-22100
September 199627.8PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySD22100
June 199432.4PoorPoorFairFairSD22100
July 199232.4PoorPoorFairFairSD22100
June 199032.4PoorPoorFairFairSD22100