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L'Enfant Plaza over RAILROAD

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:L'Enfant Plaza over RAILROAD
Structure number:0517
Location:10th Street, S.W.
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Total length:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:51.5 ft. [15.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:166.3 ft. [50.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.6 ft. [7.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1961
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,500 [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:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:98.8 tons [89.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:63.9 tons [58.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:81.1

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
January 201581.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-7500
January 201382.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-7500
December 201073.1FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-7500
June 200873.1FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-7500
July 200673.1FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-7500
October 200364.9FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-7500
February 200176.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-7500
March 199976.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-7500
September 199876.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-7500

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.4,1743,0211,140130
Deck
Prestressed Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.13,80013,800000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.4,2754,2547140
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.1561252560
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1677944440
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.318003180
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach100851500
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.167161600