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SOUTHWEST FREEWAY over SOUTH CAPITOL STREET

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Coordinates:
+38.88165, -77.00898
38°52'54" 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(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:23.0 ft. [7.0 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]
Sufficiency rating:95.7

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2500095.7
March 2015FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2500095.7
February 2015FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2500095.7
February 2013GoodGoodGoodGood2500095.7
February 2011FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2500095.7
August 2008GoodGoodGoodGood2500095.7
August 2006GoodGoodVery GoodGood2500095.7
August 2004GoodGoodVery GoodGood2500095.7
July 2002GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood2500095.7
May 2000GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood2500095.7
November 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood2500095.7
September 1995GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good2500095.7
August 1992GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good2500096.1
May 1989GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good2500096.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,6122,50111010
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.1541264240
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,1452,145000
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.78066120
Compression Jointlinear ft.109010180
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