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INDEPENDENCE AVENU over TIDAL BASIN

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Coordinates:
+38.88667, -77.03933
38°53'12" N, 77°02'22" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:INDEPENDENCE AVENU over TIDAL BASIN
Structure number:3400032P0000000
Location:North end of Tidal Basin.
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:41.7 ft. [12.7 m]
Total length:623.4 ft. [190.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:46.9 ft. [14.3 m]
Owner:National Park Service [66]
Year built:1943
Year reconstructed:1985
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:15
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,970 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge over "tidal" waters that has not been evaluated for scour, but considered low risk. [T]
Operating rating:33.0 tons [30.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:19.8 tons [18.0 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:50.2

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201550.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair8970
April 201350.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair8970
March 201150.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair8970
March 200950.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair8970
March 200761.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory8970
April 200561.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory8970
January 200361.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory8970
October 199861.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory8970
December 200061.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory8970