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ANACOSTIA FREEWAY over FIRTH STERLING AVE &

Map

Coordinates:
+38.86060, -77.00289
38°51'38" N, 77°00'10" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:ANACOSTIA FREEWAY over FIRTH STERLING AVE &
Structure number:1012
Location:ANACOSTIA FRWY&FIRTH
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:91.9 ft. [28.0 m]
Total length:247.1 ft. [75.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:79.1 ft. [24.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:97.1 ft. [29.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Skew angle:52°
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:7
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:81,700 [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]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:65.7
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$2,000,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018FairFairFairSatisfactory8170065.7
June 2016FairFairFairSatisfactory8170068.7
June 2014FairFairFairSatisfactory8170066.7
June 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood8170077.5
March 2010PoorPoorSatisfactoryGood8170074.0
February 2008FairFairFairFair8170064.7
March 2004FairSatisfactoryFairFair9220065.7
June 2001FairSatisfactoryFairFair9220065.7
May 1999FairSatisfactoryFairFair9220065.7
January 1997FairGoodSatisfactoryFair9220067.0
October 1994FairGoodSatisfactoryFair9220069.0
July 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair9220071.0
July 1990FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair9220071.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,31602,5327831
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.31,21606,24317,5937,380
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.23,9608723,7301430
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.23,96022,5221,43800
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach196670
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.25521822150
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.30424230320
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.247246001
Compression Jointlinear ft.3161331323516
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.245024230
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach4900490
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.196001960
Fixed Bearingeach49026230
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.158064940
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.9989018890
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,0771,077000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.494375111080