US 50 Ramp over LITTLE RIVER & GW PK


+38.89176, -77.06218
38°53'30" N, 77°03'44" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 50 Ramp over LITTLE RIVER & GW PK
Structure number:1200(RAMP C)
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:140.1 ft. [42.7 m]
Total length:737.9 ft. [224.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:31.2 ft. [9.5 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.7 ft. [5.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1964
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:8
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:15,000 [as of 1992]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:64.0
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$5,250,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018FairFairFairGood1500064.0
January 2017FairFairFairGood1500064.0
March 2015FairFairFairGood1500064.0
December 2014FairFairFairGood1500064.0
October 2012FairFairFairGood1500064.0
October 2010PoorPoorPoorGood1500049.0
March 2008PoorPoorFairGood1500062.0
June 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1500076.0
February 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1500076.0
August 1993FairFairGoodGood1500075.0
March 1991FairFairGoodGood1500075.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,84501,833120
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.37,36023,7847,3802,4603,736
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,98601,98600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.13,5769,1061,4901,4901,490
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.26,22324,9421,1471340
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.23,88023,5811001990
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,02509713816
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9,0905,0401,5391,539972
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach40040
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.824121020
Reinforced Concrete Columneach105410
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.1281002800
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.3228400
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.9292000
Movable Bearingeach1001000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2002000
Fixed Bearingeach50500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1001000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.3,48003,48000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9,9908,828001,162