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WISCONSIN AVENUE over C&O CANAL

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Coordinates:
+38.90421, -77.06276
38°54'15" N, 77°03'46" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:WISCONSIN AVENUE over C&O CANAL
Structure number:0002
Location:GEORGETOWN & C&O
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Total length:62.0 ft. [18.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:50.9 ft. [15.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1831
Year reconstructed:2006
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Main span material:Masonry [8]
Main span design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,400 [as of 2006]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:73.8 tons [67.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:43.9 tons [39.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:94.3

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
February 201694.3Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7400
January 201492.3Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7400
January 201292.3Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory7400
December 200981.4Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory7400
January 200881.1Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory9500
March 200678.1Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory9500
August 200278.1Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory9500
March 200066.9Structurally deficientPoorFairFair9500
April 199866.9Structurally deficientPoorFairFair9500
October 199666.9Structurally deficientPoorFairFair9500
April 199468.9Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory9500
November 199268.9Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory9500
February 199068.9Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory9500