TH 55 over BNSF; CP RAIL


+44.98393, -93.31637
44°59'02" N, 93°18'59" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:TH 55 over BNSF; CP RAIL
Structure number:27237
Location:1.4 MI W OF JCT TH 94
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Total length:302.8 ft. [92.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:94.2 ft. [28.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Skew angle:33°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1984
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:6
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: May 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:25,000 [as of 2008]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:82.2 tons [74.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:49.0 tons [44.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:89.5

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201589.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-25000
May 201389.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-25000
May 201189.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-25000
August 200989.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-25000
October 200789.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-23000
August 200689.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-23000
August 200589.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-23000
June 200489.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-24500
November 200389.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-24500
August 200289.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-29500
August 200094.2-----29500
February 200094.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-29500
July 199794.6GoodGoodGoodGood-29500
June 199694.6GoodGoodGoodGood-29500
June 199591.8GoodGoodGoodVery Good-28000
November 199491.4GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-34000
October 199391.4GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-34000
October 199291.2GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-37000
August 199291.2GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-37000