+45.33434, -93.66681
45°20'04" N, 93°40'01" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CSAH 15 over ELK RIVER
Structure number:71504
Location:0.3 MI SE OF JCT CR35
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Total length:160.1 ft. [48.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:30.2 ft. [9.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:31.5 ft. [9.6 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1967
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Wood or timber [7]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:4,738 [as of 2008]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:34.1 tons [31.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:21.6 tons [19.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:59.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201559.0FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-4738
September 201359.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-4738
October 201159.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-4738
October 200959.0FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-4738
September 200774.1FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-4200
October 200573.1FairFairGoodGood-4200
September 200387.4GoodGoodGoodGood-2300
July 200192.6GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-2300
April 199987.1GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-2300
September 199683.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-2300
April 199691.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-2300
November 199492.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-1800
November 199392.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-1800
October 199292.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-1800
August 199192.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-1580