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PENNSYLVANIA AVE over ROCK CREEK & POT PKW

Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Facts 

Name:PENNSYLVANIA AVE over ROCK CREEK & POT PKW
Structure number:0118
Location:PENN AVE OVER ROCK CREEK
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:164.1 ft. [50.0 m]
Total length:280.9 ft. [85.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:73.5 ft. [22.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1916
Year reconstructed:1979
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
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: March 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:21,100 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:In place but re-evaluation of design suggested [4]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:49.6 tons [45.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:29.8 tons [27.1 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:62.0
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$9,500,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201662.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory21100
January 201462.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory21100
September 201145.0Structurally deficientFairGoodPoor21100
August 200946.0Structurally deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor21100
September 200773.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory25000
April 200562.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairFair25000
January 200366.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryFair25000
December 200177.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory25000
May 199877.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory25000
March 199678.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory25000
June 199367.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair25000
October 199067.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodFair25000