TH 47 over BNSF RR


+44.99008, -93.25778
44°59'24" N, 93°15'28" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:TH 47 over BNSF RR
Structure number:27134
Location:0.3 MI NW OF JCT TH 65
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:46.9 ft. [14.3 m]
Total length:50.9 ft. [15.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:52.2 ft. [15.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:70.2 ft. [21.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1985
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:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,300 [as of 2008]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:81.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2017GoodGoodGoodGood1430081.3
May 2015GoodGoodGoodGood1430081.3
May 2013GoodGoodGoodGood1430081.3
May 2011GoodGoodGoodGood1430081.3
November 2009GoodGoodGoodGood1430081.3
November 2008GoodGoodGoodGood1340081.4
April 2007GoodGoodGoodGood1340081.4
July 2006GoodGoodGoodGood1340081.4
June 2004GoodGoodGoodGood1300081.5
June 2003GoodGoodGoodGood1300081.5
October 2002GoodGoodGoodGood1280081.5
May 2001GoodGoodGoodGood1280081.5
July 2000----1280081.5
July 1999GoodGoodGoodGood1280081.5
May 1998GoodGoodGoodGood1280081.5
July 1997GoodGoodGoodGood1280082.3
May 1996GoodGoodGoodGood1280082.3
August 1995GoodVery GoodGoodGood1100080.0
September 1994GoodVery GoodGoodGood1100080.0
June 1993GoodVery GoodGoodGood1100080.0
January 1993GoodVery GoodGoodGood1200079.9
May 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood1200079.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.432432000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,0563,94301130
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.3,5853,585000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,6482,644400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1811592200
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.140640706
Pourable Jointlinear ft.140001400
Movable Bearingeach1313000
Fixed Bearingeach55000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.228228000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,3681,368000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2282022600