SB I-395 over Potomac R. and Ohio Dr.


+38.87902, -77.03907
38°52'44" N, 77°02'21" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SB I-395 over Potomac R. and Ohio Dr.
Structure number:1133
Location:SB I-395 HOV Potomac R.
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:165.0 ft. [50.3 m]
Total length:2265.2 ft. [690.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:5.6 ft. [1.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:66.6 ft. [20.3 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:18.4 ft. [5.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:275.6 ft. [84.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1960
Year reconstructed:1984
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:15
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
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: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:95,000 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:73.1

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory9500073.1
May 2015FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory9500073.1
May 2013FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory9500053.8
June 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood9500053.8
September 2008FairGoodFairSatisfactory9500055.0
September 2006FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory10000055.0
August 2004GoodGoodGoodGood10000066.9
September 2002GoodGoodGoodGood10000066.9
December 1998GoodGoodGoodGood10000066.9
November 1996GoodGoodGoodGood10000069.3
February 1994GoodGoodGoodGood10000071.6
January 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good10000071.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.165165000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,6102,610000
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.20,95820,82480540
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.345,400345,400000
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.365365000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.150,623135,8552,33212,4360
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.729721620
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1616355430
Compression Jointlinear ft.20848136159
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.378374040
Movable Bearingeach143568700
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,5362,5082800
Enclosed/Concealed Bearingeach2323000
Fixed Bearingeach4241100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.588588000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.2,2652,265000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9,2969,296000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,2651,50975600