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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

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:44.9 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

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.362354800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,7313,6815000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.2,8882,888000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,9962,996000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.177169800
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.1301151500
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach1414000
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.110110000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6767000