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SOUTHWEST FREEWAY over SOUTH CAPITOL STREET

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Coordinates:
+38.88142, -77.00897
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:200.1 ft. [61.0 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:14.4 ft. [4.4 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 2015

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: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: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]
Operating rating:75.8 tons [68.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:45.9 tons [41.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:82.3

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 201582.3FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO95800
February 201382.3FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO95800
February 201169.8FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO95800
August 200882.3FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO95800
August 200679.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO120000
August 200479.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO120000
July 200279.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO120000
May 200079.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO120000
November 199779.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-120000
September 199779.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-120000
September 199579.9GoodVery GoodGoodGood-120000
August 199284.6GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good-120000
May 198984.6GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good-120000

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 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.51,47348,8912,57840
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