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SOUTHWEST FREEWAY over WASH CHANNEL & MAINE

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Coordinates:
+38.88190, -77.02837
38°52'55" N, 77°01'42" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:SOUTHWEST FREEWAY over WASH CHANNEL & MAINE
Structure number:1113
Location:SW FRWY & WASH CHANNE
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:116.1 ft. [35.4 m]
Total length:1578.2 ft. [481.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:99.4 ft. [30.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:122.4 ft. [37.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1961
Year reconstructed:1995
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:12
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: January 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:150,600 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:56.9 tons [51.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:29.9 tons [27.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:75.1

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
January 201675.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO150600
January 201477.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-150600
December 201375.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO150600
December 201177.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-150600
December 200981.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-150600
December 200781.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-165000
January 200581.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-165000
July 200281.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-165000
August 200081.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-165000
February 199869.0FairGoodFairGood-165000
January 199881.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-165000
September 199570.0FairGoodFairGood-165000
April 199164.1PoorSeriousFairFairSD165000