ANACOSTIA FREEWAY over Malcom X. Avenue


+38.84520, -77.00722
38°50'43" N, 77°00'26" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:ANACOSTIA FREEWAY over Malcom X. Avenue
Structure number:1014(NB)
Location:I-9295 @ Malcom X. Ave.
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Total length:79.1 ft. [24.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:61.0 ft. [18.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
Year reconstructed:2007
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: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:45,000 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:91.7
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$3,000,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017FairGoodGoodSatisfactory4500091.7
September 2015FairGoodGoodSatisfactory4500090.6
October 2013FairGoodGoodSatisfactory4500090.6
September 2011FairGoodGoodSatisfactory4500090.6
November 2009FairGoodGoodSatisfactory4500090.6
November 2007FairGoodGoodSatisfactory4500072.5
December 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory4500072.5
February 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4500072.5
February 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4500072.5
November 1998FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory4500072.5
December 1996FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory4500072.5
November 1994FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory4500093.6
July 1992FairSatisfactoryFairFair4500082.1
July 1990FairSatisfactoryFairFair4500082.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.782778130
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8,0008,000000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.5,0564,80125500
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1281002170
Pourable Jointlinear ft.4040000
Compression Jointlinear ft.6206200
Elastomeric Bearingeach2019100
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.159159000