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44TH STREET N.E. over WATTS BRANCH

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Coordinates:
+38.89863, -76.93931
38°53'55" N, 76°56'22" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:44TH STREET N.E. over WATTS BRANCH
Structure number:0129
Location:44TH ST OVER WATTS BRANCH
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Total length:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:30.5 ft. [9.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:4.6 ft. [1.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1956
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: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,600 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:73.2
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$1,500,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017GoodVery GoodGoodGood860073.2
February 2015GoodGoodGoodGood860073.2
June 2012PoorSeriousFairPoor860055.2
July 2010PoorSeriousFairPoor860054.2
April 2008PoorPoorFairPoor860056.2
August 2006FairFairFairFair400082.0
August 2004FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good400096.0
September 2002FairFairFairFair400084.0
January 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair400085.0
September 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair400085.0
October 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair400085.0
September 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory400096.0
March 1993FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory400095.0
September 1990FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory400095.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.296296000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,67801,1405380
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.2,1002,092800
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.9209200
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.9292000
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach125700
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.9292000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.295295000