Southeast Freeway over 3rd Street, S.E.


+38.88081, -77.00208
38°52'51" N, 77°00'07" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Southeast Freeway over 3rd Street, S.E.
Structure number:1110-1
Location:3rd Street, S.E.
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:166.0 ft. [50.6 m]
Total length:166.0 ft. [50.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:40°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1997
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: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:25,000 [as of 2010]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:88.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018GoodGoodVery GoodGood2500088.2
October 2016GoodGoodVery GoodGood2500090.3
October 2014GoodGoodVery GoodGood2500094.5
September 2012GoodGoodGoodGood2500094.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.498498000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8,4258,425000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.3,6693,39427500
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.5855300
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,9241,924000
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.5805800
Pourable Jointlinear ft.5857001
Elastomeric Bearingeach66000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1313000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.332332000
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,4211,9810200240