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ANACOSTIA FREEWAY over HOWARD RD S.E.

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Coordinates:
+38.86357, -76.99647
38°51'49" N, 76°59'47" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:ANACOSTIA FREEWAY over HOWARD RD S.E.
Structure number:1008
Location:ANACOSTIA OVER HOWARD RD
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:65.0 ft. [19.8 m]
Total length:151.9 ft. [46.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:79.1 ft. [24.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:97.4 ft. [29.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:33°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1964
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:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:85,000 [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:Satisfactory [6 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]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:69.2
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$4,500,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2015FairFairFairSatisfactory8500069.2
October 2013FairFairFairSatisfactory8500073.5
September 2011FairGoodSatisfactoryGood8500086.8
November 2009FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory8500085.7
November 2007FairFairFairFair8500073.5
June 2005FairFairGoodFair12250069.9
June 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair12250070.9
May 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair12250070.8
March 1999PoorSatisfactoryGoodPoor12250054.8
February 1997FairGoodGoodFair12250071.0
December 1994FairGoodGoodFair12250070.8
November 1992FairGoodSatisfactoryFair12250073.4
August 1990FairGoodSatisfactoryFair12250073.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,4132,217160360
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.18,29316,807001,486
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.14,82014,433347400
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.12,00811,87912810
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1212000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2492351220
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.23213153480
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.19511761170
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.195190050
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach4806420
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.139000139
Fixed Bearingeach48029190
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.98590039
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.6085876150
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.692692000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3042772520