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SOUTHWEST FREEWAY over SOUTH CAPITOL STREET

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Coordinates:
+38.88135, -77.00911
38°52'53" N, 77°00'33" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SOUTHWEST FREEWAY over SOUTH CAPITOL STREET
Structure number:1104(RAMP C)
Location:S CAPITOL ST & SW FRE
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:200.1 ft. [61.0 m]
Total length:569.9 ft. [173.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.5 ft. [10.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1964
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: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:25,000 [as of 1992]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:73.8 tons [67.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:43.9 tons [39.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:73.9

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201773.9FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO25000
February 201573.9FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO25000
February 201373.9GoodGoodGoodGoodFO25000
February 201173.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO25000
August 200873.9GoodGoodGoodGoodFO25000
August 200673.9GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO25000
July 200473.9GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO25000
July 200273.9GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO25000
May 200073.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodGoodFO25000
September 199773.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-25000
September 199575.5GoodVery GoodGoodGood-25000
August 199279.7GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good-25000
May 198979.7GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good-25000

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,0252,88214030
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.30,25030,2010049
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.19,00019,000000
Superstructure
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach104510
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.100860212
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach107300
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1751274260
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,2841,75326617788
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.6606015
Compression Jointlinear ft.9509500
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach104060
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.22120010
Fixed Bearingeach2081200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4136005
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,0631,063000
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.8,50408502,5515,103