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EAST CAPITOL ST over ANACOSTIA RIVER & PA

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Coordinates:
+38.88980, -76.96229
38°53'23" N, 76°57'44" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:EAST CAPITOL ST over ANACOSTIA RIVER & PA
Structure number:0233
Location:ANACOSTIA RIVER AT E CAP
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:120.1 ft. [36.6 m]
Total length:1798.0 ft. [548.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:82.4 ft. [25.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:93.5 ft. [28.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1955
Year reconstructed:1980
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 [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:42,100 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
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:56.9 tons [51.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:33.9 tons [30.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:73.4
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$15,250,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201573.4FairFairSatisfactoryFair-42100
December 201373.4FairFairSatisfactoryFair-42100
December 201171.1PoorPoorSatisfactoryFairSD42100
November 200974.2FairFairSatisfactoryFair-42100
November 200783.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-66200
April 200583.0GoodGoodGoodGood-66200
September 200283.0GoodGoodGoodGood-66200
January 199983.0GoodGoodGoodGood-66200
January 199783.0GoodGoodGoodGood-66200
July 199379.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO66200
February 199179.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO66200

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.7,1927,192000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.138,360138,360000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.14,38510,7693,61600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.137,860134,2643,59600
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.168,000166,7504008500
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.168,000145,45022,4251250
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.7,6507,650000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.103,604103,604000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.87074098320
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.37534019160
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.1,60001,543570
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach66342210
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5855640021
Fixed Bearingeach64402310
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.585585000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.3,5962,951635100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.13,26012,70700553
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.7,1924,0733,067484