K Street over I-395


+38.90250, -77.01444
38°54'09" N, 77°00'52" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:K Street over I-395
Structure number:1143-1
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:113.9 ft. [34.7 m]
Total length:245.1 ft. [74.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:112.9 ft. [34.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.5 ft. [4.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1971
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:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:18,000 [as of 2000]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:58.9 tons [53.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.0 tons [31.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:91.1

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201591.1GoodGoodGoodGoodFO18000
December 201391.1GoodGoodGoodGoodFO18000

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,8003,40040000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.42,28441,7743856560
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.27,29127,2514000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.12,25012,250000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.226226000
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.740740000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.22619023130
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.496496000
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.356114230120
Pourable Jointlinear ft.24220202200
Assembly with Sealeach134134000
Movable Bearingeach48341400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3793690010
Fixed Bearingeach48321330
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.382382000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.240240000