27th Street, N.W. over Broad Branch


+38.95674, -77.05793
38°57'24" N, 77°03'29" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:27th Street, N.W. over Broad Branch
Structure number:0017
Location:27th Street, N.W.
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:42.3 ft. [12.9 m]
Total length:42.3 ft. [12.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:3.3 ft. [1.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2015
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Other [9]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,200 [as of 2007]
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:79.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good220079.6
October 2015GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good220076.7
October 2013PoorFairFairCritical22003.8
September 2011PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor22003.8
August 2009PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor22003.8
September 2007PoorSatisfactoryFairSerious250033.5
August 2005PoorSatisfactoryFairCritical250033.5
December 2003PoorSatisfactoryFairSerious250033.5
July 2002PoorGoodFairSerious250033.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.4243715300
Prestressed Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.1,3971,397000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,0161,016000
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.122122000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.7171000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.370370000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1313000