Anacostia Avenue, over Anacostia River Outlet


+38.89809, -76.96044
38°53'53" N, 76°57'38" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Anacostia Avenue, over Anacostia River Outlet
Structure number:0078
Location:Near Benning Road
Purpose:Carries highway over relief for waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Total length:292.0 ft. [89.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.3 ft. [7.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:29.2 ft. [8.9 m]
Skew angle:25°
Owner:Other State Agencies [21]
Year built:1984
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:4
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans 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: January 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:200 [as of 2010]
Truck traffic:60% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Scour calculation/evaluation has not been made. [6]
Sufficiency rating:79.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018FairFairFairSatisfactory20079.5
February 2016FairFairFairFair20085.0
January 2014FairFairFairFair20085.0
January 2012PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory20094.0
March 2010PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory20094.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,1821,10214660
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,11410,02671017
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.8,55306,1942,3590
Reinforced Concrete Columneach64200
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.61451060
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.90662130
Pourable Jointlinear ft.3181148
Compression Jointlinear ft.3137912
Open Jointlinear ft.3125600
Movable Bearingeach164390
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.61113
Fixed Bearingeach80800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.31200
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.591590010
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.591589020