CR 53 over ELK RIVER


+45.45852, -93.92642
45°27'31" N, 93°55'35" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CR 53 over ELK RIVER
Structure number:6411
Location:0.1 MI E OF JCT CR54
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Total length:107.9 ft. [32.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1941
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:390 [as of 2003]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:41.4 tons [37.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:23.3 tons [21.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:25.5

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201525.5PoorGoodSeriousPoorSD390
October 201425.5PoorGoodSeriousPoorSD390
September 201343.3PoorGoodPoorPoorSD390
October 201143.3PoorGoodPoorPoorSD390
September 200956.5FairGoodFairFair-390
October 200771.7FairVery GoodFairFair-390
November 200581.8FairFairSatisfactoryGood-390
September 200385.4GoodVery GoodGoodGood-205
July 200185.4GoodVery GoodGoodGood-205
March 199983.4GoodVery GoodGoodGood-205
September 199678.0GoodVery GoodGoodGood-205
April 199681.1GoodVery GoodGoodGood-205
November 199481.1GoodVery GoodGoodGood-205
November 199381.1GoodVery GoodGoodGood-205
October 199281.1GoodVery GoodGoodGood-205
August 199181.1GoodVery GoodGoodGood-245