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PENNSYLVANIA AVE over ROCK CREEK & POT PKW

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PENNSYLVANIA AVE over ROCK CREEK & POT PKW
Structure number:0118
Location:PENN AVE OVER ROCK CREEK
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:164.1 ft. [50.0 m]
Total length:280.9 ft. [85.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:73.5 ft. [22.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1916
Year reconstructed:1979
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:21,100 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:In place but re-evaluation of design suggested [4]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:49.6 tons [45.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:29.8 tons [27.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:62.0
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$9,500,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201662.0FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO21100
February 201662.0FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO21100
January 201462.0FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO21100
September 201145.0PoorFairGoodPoorSD21100
August 200946.0PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD21100
September 200773.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO25000
April 200562.0FairGoodFairFairFO25000
January 200366.0FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO25000
December 200177.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO25000
May 199877.0FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO25000
March 199678.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO25000
June 199367.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO25000
October 199067.0FairGoodGoodFairFO25000

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Steel Stringerlinear ft.3,0252,87515000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.20,25019,7800300170
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.21,46819,8081,640200
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Archlinear ft.1644182410
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.8926643215442
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.14,90513,9900515400
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach523110110
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.217214300
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.310000310
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach44253160
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1010000
Fixed Bearingeach2008120
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1431130030
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.554550040