PORTLAND AVE over I 35W; I 94 WB


+44.96574, -93.26766
44°57'57" N, 93°16'04" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PORTLAND AVE over I 35W; I 94 WB
Structure number:27851
Location:0.6 MI WEST OF JCT TH 55
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:133.9 ft. [40.8 m]
Total length:378.6 ft. [115.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:56.4 ft. [17.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:74.5 ft. [22.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1967
Year reconstructed:2013
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:4
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,200 [as of 2016]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Sufficiency rating:84.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2018FairGoodFairFair1020084.9
August 2016GoodVery GoodGoodGood1330094.7
August 2014GoodExcellentGoodGood1330094.7
August 2012FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1330093.7
July 2010FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1330093.7
September 2008FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1330093.7
November 2007FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1330093.7
October 2006FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1330093.7
December 2005FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1260093.8
September 2004FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1260093.8
November 2003FairFairFairSatisfactory800083.1
July 2002FairFairFairSatisfactory800083.1
June 2001FairFairFairSatisfactory800083.1
January 2001FairFairFairSatisfactory800083.1
October 1999FairFairFairSatisfactory1180000.0
July 1998FairFairSatisfactoryFair800083.1
December 1996FairFairSatisfactoryFair1070083.4
May 1995FairVery GoodSatisfactoryFair1100084.0
September 1993FairVery GoodSatisfactoryFair1100084.0
October 1992PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair1380080.7
August 1991FairFairSatisfactoryFair1380082.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,9761,8421,116180
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.57,080051,37205,708
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.28,17528,01715800
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.21,39921,24915000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1212000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2247215200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2312091750
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.1601322800
Pourable Jointlinear ft.30414001640
Movable Bearingeach3403400
Fixed Bearingeach60600
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.727727000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,7652,765000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.79467312100