+38.90258, -77.06274
38°54'09" N, 77°03'46" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:WHITEHURST FRWY over K Street, N.W.
Structure number:0032
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:76.1 ft. [23.2 m]
Total length:4172.1 ft. [1271.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:62.0 ft. [18.9 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:13.8 ft. [4.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.5 ft. [4.1 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1949
Year reconstructed:1998
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:76
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:31,200 [as of 2006]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 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]
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]
Operating rating:56.7 tons [51.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:34.1 tons [31.0 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:74.5

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201474.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair31200
March 201257.2Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair31200
March 201058.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair31200
February 200855.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair49700
September 200567.8Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory49700
May 200368.4Not deficientGoodGoodGood49700
March 200168.4Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good49700
December 199843.6Not deficientExcellentVery GoodVery Good49700
December 199428.4Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor49700
March 199328.4Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor49700
November 198828.4Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor49700