CSAH 16 over Blue Earth River


+43.64476, -94.11567
43°38'41" N, 94°06'56" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CSAH 16 over Blue Earth River
Structure number:22591
Location:0.7 mi W of jct CSAH 6
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:178.2 ft. [54.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:60.4 ft. [18.4 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:2002
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,397 [as of 2008]
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:98.7

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2017GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good339798.7
December 2015GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good339798.7
October 2014GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good339798.7
November 2012GoodVery Good-Very Good339798.7
August 2010GoodVery Good-Very Good339798.7
October 2009GoodVery Good-Very Good339798.7
July 2007GoodExcellent-Excellent355099.7
November 2005GoodExcellent-Excellent355099.7
February 2004GoodExcellent-Excellent381099.6
December 2002GoodExcellent-Excellent381099.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.137137000
Steel Pileeach3303300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,659001,6590
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.180180000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.177177000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.356356000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.5354914400
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.10,74010,740000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.7,8327,832000