Share:

SOUTH CAPITOL ST over ANACOSTIA RIVER

Map 

Coordinates:
+38.86960, -77.00739
38°52'11" N, 77°00'27" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:SOUTH CAPITOL ST over ANACOSTIA RIVER
Structure number:0053
Location:S CAPITOL ST/ANACOSTIA R
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:192.9 ft. [58.8 m]
Total length:1564.1 ft. [476.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:62.7 ft. [19.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1950
Year reconstructed:2008
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:Movable - Swing [17]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:53,800 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:4% 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:41.9 tons [38.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:25.0 tons [22.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:60.7
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$8,125,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201560.7Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory53800
February 201447.2Not deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory53800
February 201347.2Not deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory53800
February 201260.7Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory53800
November 201053.3Not deficientFairPoorSatisfactory53800
July 200839.0Not deficientSatisfactorySeriousGood53800
July 200646.0Structurally deficientFairFairPoor73900
January 200663.8Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair73900
June 200249.0Structurally deficientFairPoorFair73900
March 200146.0Structurally deficientFairPoorSatisfactory73900
January 199775.8Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory73900
June 199473.9Functionally obsoleteVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory73900
March 199073.9Functionally obsoleteVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory73900