ANACOSTIA FREEWAY over Malcom X. Avenue


+38.84510, -77.00752
38°50'42" N, 77°00'27" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:ANACOSTIA FREEWAY over Malcom X. Avenue
Structure number:1014(SB)
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:79.4 ft. [24.2 m]
Total length:79.4 ft. [24.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:48.9 ft. [14.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:55.4 ft. [16.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.8 ft. [4.5 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:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:42,400 [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:95.8 tons [87.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:57.9 tons [52.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:90.9
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$3,000,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201590.9FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-42400
October 201390.9FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-42400
September 201190.9FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-42400
November 200990.9FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-42400
November 200790.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-42400
December 200490.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-42400
March 200390.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-42400
February 200190.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-42400
November 199890.7FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-42400
December 199690.9FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-42400
November 199491.7FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-42400
July 199280.2FairSatisfactoryFairFair-42400
July 199080.2FairSatisfactoryFairFair-42400

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.626625100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,4946,494000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,4004,18022000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.112011020
Pourable Jointlinear ft.4040000
Compression Jointlinear ft.54272700
Elastomeric Bearingeach1616000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.159158100