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MINNESOTA AVE,N.E. over WATTS BRANCH, N.E.

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Coordinates:
+38.90125, -76.94342
38°54'05" N, 76°56'36" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:MINNESOTA AVE,N.E. over WATTS BRANCH, N.E.
Structure number:0082
Location:MINN AVE OVER WATTS BR
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:55.1 ft. [16.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:52.5 ft. [16.0 m]
Skew angle:27°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1934
Year reconstructed:1999
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: December 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:22,100 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Operating rating:80.9 tons [73.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:49.0 tons [44.5 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:77.3
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$3,500,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
December 201577.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood22100
December 201378.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood22100
January 201278.3Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood22100
March 201078.3Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood22100
March 200877.3Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood22100
March 200677.3Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood22100
January 200477.3Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood22100
July 200277.3Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good22100
November 200077.3Not deficientExcellentVery GoodVery Good22100
November 199874.3Not deficientExcellentVery GoodVery Good22100
September 199627.8Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory22100
June 199432.4Structurally deficientPoorFairFair22100
July 199232.4Structurally deficientPoorFairFair22100
June 199032.4Structurally deficientPoorFairFair22100