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ANACOSTIA FREEWAY over HOWARD RD S.E.

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Coordinates:
+38.86357, -76.99686
38°51'49" N, 76°59'49" 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:17.4 ft. [5.3 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]
Operating rating:60.8 tons [55.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:69.2
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$4,500,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201569.2FairFairFairSatisfactory-85000
October 201373.5FairFairFairSatisfactory-85000
September 201186.8FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-85000
November 200985.7FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-85000
November 200773.5FairFairFairFair-85000
June 200569.9FairFairGoodFair-122500
June 200370.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-122500
May 200170.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-122500
March 199954.8PoorSatisfactoryGoodPoorSD122500
February 199771.0FairGoodGoodFair-122500
December 199470.8FairGoodGoodFairFO122500
November 199273.4FairGoodSatisfactoryFair-122500
August 199073.4FairGoodSatisfactoryFair-122500

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,4132,217160360
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.18,29316,819001,474
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.14,82014,433347400
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.12,00811,9981000
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.98660032
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.6085876150
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3042772520