Southeast Freeway over 7TH STREET


+38.87873, -76.99619
38°52'43" N, 76°59'46" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Southeast Freeway over 7TH STREET
Structure number:1400
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Total length:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:162.1 ft. [49.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:167.3 ft. [51.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:16°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
Year reconstructed:2002
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span 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: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:114,500 [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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:75.8 tons [68.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:45.9 tons [41.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:87.3

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201687.3FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-114500
July 201487.3FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-114500
August 201285.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-114500
August 201084.7FairFairSatisfactoryGood-114500
December 200685.8GoodGoodVery GoodGood-114500
July 200486.9GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good-103000
August 200286.9GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good-103000
March 199872.4FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-103000
January 199675.1FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-103000
May 199387.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-103000
January 199187.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-103000