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ANACOSTIA FREEWAY over PENN RR YARDS,S.E.

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Coordinates:
+38.86974, -76.96242
38°52'11" N, 76°57'45" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:ANACOSTIA FREEWAY over PENN RR YARDS,S.E.
Structure number:0505
Location:ANACOST FRWY OVER RR
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:238.9 ft. [72.8 m]
Total length:2116.2 ft. [645.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:88.9 ft. [27.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:92.5 ft. [28.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1960
Year reconstructed:1992
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:13
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:87,100 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:77.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2017FairGoodGoodFair8710077.4
December 2014FairGoodGoodFair8710077.4
December 2012FairGoodGoodSatisfactory8710089.6
August 2010FairGoodSatisfactoryFair8710077.4
May 2008FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory8710089.6
October 2003GoodGoodGoodGood7560090.7
May 2001GoodGoodGoodGood7560090.7
June 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood7560088.7
December 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood7560088.7
November 1993GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good7560092.3
June 1989PoorSeriousPoorPoor7560053.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.16,95215,1321,800200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.787,069738,63424,21816,1458,072
Steel Stringerlinear ft.7,8207,47035000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.48,87543,0102,9321,955978
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.195,730183,93611,79400
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.5,1474,39775000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32,16928,3111,9301,286642
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach75030450
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.30893135800
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.30725024330
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.30823446280
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.3,50008702,61515
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach100061381
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,9361,382222166166
Fixed Bearingeach9309300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,8601,02355818693
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.6,3486,30117300
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.35,97207,19421,5847,194