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SOUTHWEST FREEWAY over SOUTH CAPITOL STREET

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Coordinates:
+38.88162, -77.00912
38°52'54" N, 77°00'33" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:SOUTHWEST FREEWAY over SOUTH CAPITOL STREET
Structure number:1104(RAMP G)
Location:S CAPITOL ST & SW FRE
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:221.1 ft. [67.4 m]
Total length:640.1 ft. [195.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.8 ft. [10.9 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.4 ft. [4.7 m]
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:7
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
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:30,000 [as of 1992]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:43.9 tons [39.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:27.0 tons [24.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:49.1

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 201549.1FairGoodFairGoodFO30000
February 201349.1FairGoodFairGoodFO30000
February 201161.2FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO30000
August 200861.2FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO30000
August 200669.0FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO30000
February 200469.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO30000
July 200269.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO30000
June 200069.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO30000
November 199769.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-30000
September 19951.0PoorVery GoodCriticalGood-30000
August 199274.0GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good-30000
May 198974.0GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good-30000