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POTOMAC RIVER ROAD over S BRANCH POTOMAC RIVER

Map

Coordinates:
+38.48206, -79.50921
38°28'55" N, 79°30'33" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:POTOMAC RIVER ROAD over S BRANCH POTOMAC RIVER
Structure number:000000000010226
Location:0.02 RT 625 - 0.01 RT 642
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Total length:112.9 ft. [34.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.6 ft. [7.8 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1931
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,261 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:6% 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:61.2
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$375,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2017FairFairFairSatisfactory126161.2
January 2015FairFairFairSatisfactory150160.5
January 2013FairFairFairSatisfactory150160.5
January 2011FairFairFairSatisfactory150160.5
December 2008FairFairFairSatisfactory150160.5
January 2008FairFairFairSatisfactory141760.7
February 2007FairFairFairSatisfactory150460.5
December 2005FairFairFairSatisfactory146962.2
December 2004FairFairFairSatisfactory140563.4
December 2003FairFairFairSatisfactory104164.0
December 2002FairFairFairSatisfactory98466.2
December 2001FairFairFairSatisfactory98466.2
October 2000FairFairFairSatisfactory99864.2
October 1999FairFairFairSatisfactory99864.2
October 1998FairFairFairSatisfactory110061.9
November 1997FairFairFairSatisfactory110061.9
October 1996FairFairFairSatisfactory100064.2
August 1995FairFairFairSatisfactory100061.2
September 1994FairFairFairSatisfactory110059.0
January 1994FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory97262.3
September 1991FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory132559.6
August 1990FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory135559.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.45337920540
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.5605150
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.62475100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.56292070
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.5905900
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.22618030160
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.2,8851,6741441,0670
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,8852,74114400