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INDEPENDENCE AVENU over TIDAL BASIN

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Coordinates:
+38.88667, -77.03933
38°53'12" N, 77°02'22" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:INDEPENDENCE AVENU over TIDAL BASIN
Structure number:3400032P0000000
Location:North end of Tidal Basin.
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:41.7 ft. [12.7 m]
Total length:623.4 ft. [190.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:46.9 ft. [14.3 m]
Owner:National Park Service [66]
Year built:1943
Year reconstructed:1985
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [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:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,970 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge over "tidal" waters that has not been evaluated for scour, but considered low risk. [T]
Operating rating:33.0 tons [30.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:19.8 tons [18.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:50.2

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 201550.2FairFairSatisfactoryFairFO8970
April 201350.2FairFairSatisfactoryFairFO8970
March 201150.2FairFairSatisfactoryFairFO8970
March 200950.2FairFairSatisfactoryFairFO8970
March 200761.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO8970
April 200561.2FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO8970
January 200361.2FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO8970
December 200061.4FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO8970
October 199861.4FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO8970