ANACOSTIA FREEWAY over Malcom X. Avenue


+38.84510, -77.00752
38°50'42" N, 77°00'27" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:ANACOSTIA FREEWAY over Malcom X. Avenue
Structure number:1014(SB)
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:79.4 ft. [24.2 m]
Total length:79.4 ft. [24.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:48.9 ft. [14.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:55.4 ft. [16.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
Year reconstructed:2007
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:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:42,400 [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: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:95.8 tons [87.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:57.9 tons [52.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:90.9
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$3,000,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201590.9Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory42400
October 201390.9Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory42400
September 201190.9Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory42400
November 200990.9Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory42400
November 200790.7Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory42400
December 200490.7Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory42400
March 200390.7Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory42400
February 200190.7Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory42400
November 199890.7Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory42400
December 199690.9Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory42400
November 199491.7Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory42400
July 199280.2Not deficientSatisfactoryFairFair42400
July 199080.2Not deficientSatisfactoryFairFair42400