ANACOSTIA FREEWAY over Malcom X. Avenue


+38.84509, -77.00719
38°50'42" N, 77°00'26" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:ANACOSTIA FREEWAY over Malcom X. Avenue
Structure number:1014(NB)
Location:I-9295 @ Malcom X. Ave.
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Total length:79.1 ft. [24.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:61.0 ft. [18.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
Year reconstructed:2007
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:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:45,000 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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:101.8 tons [92.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:60.8 tons [55.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:90.6
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$3,000,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201590.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-45000
October 201390.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-45000
September 201190.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-45000
November 200990.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-45000
November 200772.5FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-45000
December 200472.5FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO45000
February 200372.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO45000
February 200172.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO45000
November 199872.5FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO45000
December 199672.5FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO45000
November 199493.6FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-45000
July 199282.1FairSatisfactoryFairFair-45000
July 199082.1FairSatisfactoryFairFair-45000

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.782782000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8,0008,000000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.5,0564,77628000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.22810012170
Pourable Jointlinear ft.4040000
Compression Jointlinear ft.6206200
Elastomeric Bearingeach2019100
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.140140000