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CENTER HIGHWAY BR over POTOMAC RIVER & OHIO

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CENTER HIGHWAY BR over POTOMAC RIVER & OHIO
Structure number:0169-1
Location:14TH ST OVER POTOMAC RIV
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:165.0 ft. [50.3 m]
Total length:2483.1 ft. [756.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:87.9 ft. [26.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:29.5 ft. [9.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1968
Year reconstructed:2001
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:15
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:75,000 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:49.9 tons [45.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:29.9 tons [27.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:79.1

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201679.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-75000
October 201479.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-75000
October 201288.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO75000
September 201080.0FairFairGoodFairFO75000
September 200881.0FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO75000
September 200681.0FairGoodGoodFairFO75000
July 200492.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO75000
July 200292.0GoodVery GoodGoodGoodFO75000
April 199994.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO75000
November 199693.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO75000
February 199493.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO75000
June 199193.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO75000

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.32,27931,996257260
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.537,994516,4749,4156,7255,380
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,3353,155801000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.223,470221,9241,2043420
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.202,365199,93202,4330
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach72230
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.1,4141,157159980
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.24217435330
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.133000133
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.646036519586
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.2592380210
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach25713630910
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,4253,8251,200825575
Fixed Bearingeach1321176450
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,8390399820620
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.4,9664,46432516512
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.27,16224,1751,3581,086543
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,4832,483000