ANACOSTIA FREEWAY over Malcom X. Avenue


+38.84500, -77.00754
38°50'42" N, 77°00'27" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:ANACOSTIA FREEWAY over Malcom X. Avenue
Structure number:1014(SB)
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:79.4 ft. [24.2 m]
Total length:79.4 ft. [24.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:48.9 ft. [14.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:55.4 ft. [16.9 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:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:42,400 [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:91.9
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$3,000,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017FairGoodGoodSatisfactory4240091.9
September 2015FairGoodGoodSatisfactory4240090.9
October 2013FairGoodGoodSatisfactory4240090.9
September 2011FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory4240090.9
November 2009FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory4240090.9
November 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4240090.7
December 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4240090.7
March 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4240090.7
February 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4240090.7
November 1998FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory4240090.7
December 1996FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory4240090.9
November 1994FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory4240091.7
July 1992FairSatisfactoryFairFair4240080.2
July 1990FairSatisfactoryFairFair4240080.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.626624110
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,4946,494000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,4004,18022000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.112891670
Pourable Jointlinear ft.4040000
Compression Jointlinear ft.54223200
Elastomeric Bearingeach1616000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.159158100