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PENNSYLVANIA AVE over ROCK CREEK & POT PKW

Map

Coordinates:
+38.90478, -77.05654
38°54'17" N, 77°03'24" W

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:16.4 ft. [5.0 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:9.8 ft. [3.0 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]
Sufficiency rating:62.0
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$9,500,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2016FairGoodFairSatisfactory2110062.0
February 2016FairGoodFairSatisfactory2110062.0
January 2014FairGoodFairSatisfactory2110062.0
September 2011PoorFairGoodPoor2110045.0
August 2009PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor2110046.0
September 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2500073.0
April 2005FairGoodFairFair2500062.0
January 2003FairGoodSatisfactoryFair2500066.0
December 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2500077.0
May 1998FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2500077.0
March 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2500078.0
June 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair2500067.0
October 1990FairGoodGoodFair2500067.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Stringerlinear ft.3,0252,87515000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.39,48838,9930320175
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.20,80619,0911,690250
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Archlinear ft.1643482480
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.8506183415642
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.14,90513,9600525420
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach52361105
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.217214030
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.310003100
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach44253160
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1815003
Fixed Bearingeach2008120
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1431130030
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.554550040