+44.73224, -94.31834
44°43'56" N, 94°19'06" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 212 over BUFFALO CREEK
Structure number:43010
Location:5.5 MI W OF JCT TH 22
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Total length:173.9 ft. [53.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:46.9 ft. [14.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:50.2 ft. [15.3 m]
Skew angle:40°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1982
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:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,237 [as of 2008]
Truck traffic:19% 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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 foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:96.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017GoodGoodGoodGood323796.5
September 2015GoodGoodGoodGood323796.5
September 2013GoodGoodGoodGood323796.5
September 2011GoodGoodGoodGood323796.5
September 2009GoodGoodGoodVery Good323796.5
September 2007GoodGoodGoodVery Good360096.1
November 2006GoodGoodGoodVery Good360096.1
October 2004GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good375096.0
October 2002GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good305096.7
October 2000GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good305096.7
November 1999GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good280097.0
November 1998GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good305096.7
October 1996GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good260097.3
October 1995GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good260095.3
November 1994GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good305094.8
December 1993GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good305094.8
October 1992GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good305094.8
November 1991GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good305094.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,038301727100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.7,6507,54560450
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.8,7258,54218300
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.8,1388,138000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.140132800
Steel Pileeach2020000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.688688000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.100100000
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.9493100
Pourable Jointlinear ft.9494000
Elastomeric Bearingeach2424000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.346346000