Southeast Freeway over 3rd Street, S.E.


+38.88103, -77.00311
38°52'52" N, 77°00'11" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Southeast Freeway over 3rd Street, S.E.
Structure number:1110-1
Location:3rd Street, S.E.
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:166.0 ft. [50.6 m]
Total length:166.0 ft. [50.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1997
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: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:25,000 [as of 2010]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:71.8 tons [65.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:42.9 tons [39.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:90.3

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201690.3GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO25000
October 201494.5GoodGoodVery GoodGood-25000
September 201294.5GoodGoodGoodGood-25000

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.498498000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8,4258,425000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.3,6693,46920000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.5852600
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,9241,924000
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.5805800
Elastomeric Bearingeach66000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1313000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.332332000
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,4212,0210200200