L'Enfant Plaza over RAILROAD

Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:L'Enfant Plaza over RAILROAD
Structure number:0517
Location:10th Street, S.W.
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Total length:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:51.5 ft. [15.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:166.3 ft. [50.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.6 ft. [7.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1961
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,500 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:98.8 tons [89.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:63.9 tons [58.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:81.1

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
January 201581.1Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7500
January 201382.1Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7500
December 201073.1Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory7500
June 200873.1Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory7500
July 200673.1Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory7500
October 200364.9Not deficientSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory7500
February 200176.1Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7500
September 199876.1Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood7500
March 199976.1Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood7500