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SOUTHWEST FREEWAY over SOUTH CAPITOL STREET

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Coordinates:
+38.88139, -77.00889
38°52'53" N, 77°00'32" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SOUTHWEST FREEWAY over SOUTH CAPITOL STREET
Structure number:1104
Location:S.CAPITOL ST &SW FREE
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:550.9 ft. [167.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:93.5 ft. [28.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
Year reconstructed:1991
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:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans 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: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:95,800 [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:Fair [5 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:69.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017FairGoodGoodFair9580069.8
April 2015FairGoodGoodSatisfactory9580082.3
February 2013FairGoodGoodSatisfactory9580082.3
February 2011FairGoodSatisfactoryFair9580069.8
August 2008FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory9580082.3
August 2006GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood12000079.9
August 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood12000079.9
July 2002GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood12000079.9
May 2000GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood12000079.9
November 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood12000079.9
September 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood12000079.9
September 1995GoodVery GoodGoodGood12000079.9
August 1992GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good12000084.6
May 1989GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good12000084.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.8,4888,284162420
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.84,88059,41612,7328,4884,244
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.51,47348,8772,59600
Superstructure
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach28131500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.280196422814
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2319130
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.49841530530
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,4754,982746498249
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.5909829018715
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach28141400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.61310921
Fixed Bearingeach56144200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11445232224
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,6571,654120
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.13,2565,3023,9772,6511,326