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SOUTHWEST FREEWAY over SOUTH CAPITOL STREET

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Coordinates:
+38.88162, -77.00912
38°52'54" N, 77°00'33" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:SOUTHWEST FREEWAY over SOUTH CAPITOL STREET
Structure number:1104(RAMP G)
Location:S CAPITOL ST & SW FRE
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:221.1 ft. [67.4 m]
Total length:640.1 ft. [195.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.8 ft. [10.9 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.4 ft. [4.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1964
Year reconstructed:1991
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:7
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:30,000 [as of 1992]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:43.9 tons [39.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:27.0 tons [24.5 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:49.1

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201549.1Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood30000
February 201349.1Functionally obsoleteGoodFairGood30000
February 201161.2Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory30000
August 200861.2Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory30000
August 200669.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory30000
February 200469.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory30000
July 200269.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood30000
June 200069.0Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood30000
November 199769.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood30000
September 19951.0Not deficientVery GoodCriticalGood30000
August 199274.0Not deficientExcellentVery GoodVery Good30000
May 198974.0Not deficientExcellentVery GoodVery Good30000