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SOUTHWEST FREEWAY over SOUTH CAPITOL STREET

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Coordinates:
+38.88182, -77.00912
38°52'55" 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 D)
Location:S CAPITOL ST & SW FRE
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:213.9 ft. [65.2 m]
Total length:522.0 ft. [159.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:32.5 ft. [9.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Skew angle:23°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
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 1996]
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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:70.8 tons [64.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:42.9 tons [39.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:95.7

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201795.7FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-25000
March 201595.7FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-25000
February 201595.7FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-25000
February 201395.7GoodGoodGoodGood-25000
February 201195.7FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-25000
August 200895.7GoodGoodGoodGood-25000
August 200695.7GoodGoodVery GoodGood-25000
August 200495.7GoodGoodVery GoodGood-25000
July 200295.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-25000
May 200095.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-25000
November 199795.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-25000
September 199595.7GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good-25000
August 199296.1GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good-25000
May 198996.1GoodExcellentVery 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.2,6122,5506110
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.33,95633,9010055
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.18,79218,792000
Superstructure
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach107300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10097003
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach88000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.36151560
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1541265230
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,1452,145000
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.78066120
Compression Jointlinear ft.109604180
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach100910
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1513002
Fixed Bearingeach2001730
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2824004
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,0441,0222200
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,61906621,9863,971