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PENNSYLVANIA AVE over PRR ANACOSTIA R & PA

Map 

Coordinates:
+38.87779, -76.98001
38°52'40" N, 76°58'48" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:PENNSYLVANIA AVE over PRR ANACOSTIA R & PA
Structure number:0054
Location:PENN AVE OVER ANACOSTIA R
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:153.9 ft. [46.9 m]
Total length:1476.1 ft. [449.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:91.9 ft. [28.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:29.5 ft. [9.0 m]
Skew angle:39°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1942
Year reconstructed:1996
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:9
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans 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: May 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:89,800 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Operating rating:59.8 tons [54.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:81.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201481.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory89800
May 201281.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory89800
August 201081.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory89800
May 200866.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory89800
March 200866.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood81600
March 200666.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood81600
April 200366.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good81600
June 199966.0Not deficientExcellentExcellentVery Good81600
December 199666.0Not deficientExcellentExcellentVery Good81600
December 199217.0Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousPoor81600