Military Road over Joyce Road


+38.96313, -77.03935
38°57'47" N, 77°02'22" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Military Road over Joyce Road
Structure number:0238
Location:Military Rd over Joyce Rd
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:84.0 ft. [25.6 m]
Total length:87.9 ft. [26.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:68.6 ft. [20.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:84.3 ft. [25.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1957
Year reconstructed:1988
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: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:24,100 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:93.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018FairSatisfactoryGoodGood2410093.6
July 2016FairSatisfactoryGoodGood2410093.6
July 2014GoodGoodGoodGood2410092.6
August 2012FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2410091.6
August 2010FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2410091.6
June 2008FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2410091.6
June 2006FairGoodGoodSatisfactory2500091.5
June 2004FairGoodGoodSatisfactory2500091.5
June 2002GoodGoodGoodGood2500091.5
December 1999GoodGoodGoodGood2500086.5
September 1997GoodGoodGoodGood2500086.5
September 1995GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood2500086.5
March 1993GoodExcellentVery GoodGood2500087.0
January 1991GoodExcellentVery GoodGood2500087.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.96883697350
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9,3339,03330000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.7,5797,5533230
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1948588210
Compression Jointlinear ft.194097970
Movable Bearingeach1100110
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5100051
Fixed Bearingeach1100110
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5100051
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1767510100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5342601713370
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2642184510