ANACOSTIA FREEWAY over Nicholson Street


+38.87502, -76.97644
38°52'30" N, 76°58'35" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:ANACOSTIA FREEWAY over Nicholson Street
Structure number:1002(RAMP 4)
Location:Ramp over Nicholson St.
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.4 ft. [10.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
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:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:17,500 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Operating rating:58.9 tons [53.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.0 tons [31.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:79.9
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$800,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
July 201679.9FairFairFairGood-17500
July 201479.9FairFairFairGood-17500
August 201292.9FairFairSatisfactoryGood-17500
August 201093.0FairFairSatisfactoryGood-17500
September 200893.0FairFairSatisfactoryGood-17500
October 200693.0FairFairSatisfactoryGood-17500
October 200494.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-17500
November 200294.0GoodGoodGoodGood-17500
February 200194.0GoodGoodGoodGood-17500
November 199894.0GoodGoodGoodGood-17500
December 199693.0GoodGoodGoodGood-17500
October 199494.0GoodGoodGoodGood-17500
May 199293.0GoodGoodGoodGood-17500
August 199093.0GoodGoodGoodGood-17500