US 50 Ramp over LITTLE RIVER & GW PK


+38.88984, -77.06401
38°53'23" N, 77°03'50" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 50 Ramp over LITTLE RIVER & GW PK
Structure number:1200(RAMP C)
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:140.1 ft. [42.7 m]
Total length:737.9 ft. [224.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:31.2 ft. [9.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1964
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:8
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:15,000 [as of 1992]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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 replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:64.9 tons [59.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.9 tons [35.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:64.0
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$5,250,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201564.0FairFairFairGoodFO15000
December 201464.0FairFairFairGoodFO15000
October 201264.0FairFairFairGoodFO15000
October 201049.0PoorPoorPoorGoodSD15000
March 200862.0PoorPoorFairGoodSD15000
June 199976.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO15000
February 199776.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGoodFO15000
August 199375.0FairFairGoodGoodFO15000
March 199175.0FairFairGoodGoodFO15000

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,84501,833120
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.37,36023,7847,3802,4603,736
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,98601,98600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.13,5769,1061,4901,4901,490
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.26,22325,608580350
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.23,88023,5811001990
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,0250971540
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9,0905,0401,5391,539972
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach40040
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.824121020
Reinforced Concrete Columneach109100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.1281002800
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.3230200
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.9292000
Movable Bearingeach1001000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2002000
Fixed Bearingeach50500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1001000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.3,48003,48000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9,9908,828001,162