US 61 over Mississippi R. & 2nd St.

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.


+44.74562, -92.85258
44°44'44" N, 92°51'09" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 61 over Mississippi R. & 2nd St.
Structure number:5895
Location:0.9 MI N OF JCT TH 55
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:514.1 ft. [156.7 m]
Total length:1857.4 ft. [566.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1950
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2012

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:32,500 [as of 2004]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:41.4
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge or other major structure without deck rehabilitation or replacement [33]
Estimated cost of work:$2,338,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2012PoorPoorPoorFair3250041.4
April 2011PoorPoorPoorFair3250041.4
June 2010PoorPoorPoorFair3250041.4
May 2009PoorFairPoorFair3250043.4
October 2008PoorFairPoorFair3250038.1
April 2008PoorFairPoorFair3250038.1
May 2006FairFairFairFair3250049.1
May 2005FairFairFairFair3250049.1
June 2004FairFairFairFair3050049.1
October 2003FairFairFairFair3050049.1
September 2002FairFairFairFair2650049.1
June 2001FairSatisfactoryFairFair2650046.1
June 2000FairSatisfactoryFairFair2650051.8
May 1999FairSatisfactoryFairFair65000.0
May 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2650017.0
October 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2650059.9
July 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2650059.9
October 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2600057.9
December 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2300056.8
July 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2300056.8
November 1992FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1960056.8
October 1990FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1960056.8