+43.79045, -94.88901
43°47'26" N, 94°53'20" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CSAH 29 over N FK ELM CREEK
Structure number:89252
Location:0.8 MI W OF JCT CR 85
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Total length:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.2 ft. [8.3 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1962
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Wood or timber [7]
Main span design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, posting recommended but not legally implemented [B]
Average daily traffic:385 [as of 2008]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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 foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:28.4 tons [25.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:17.6 tons [16.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:45.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$135,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201545.7PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD385
September 201443.1PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD385
September 201343.1PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD385
September 201243.1PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD385
September 201143.1PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD385
November 201043.1PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD385
November 200943.1PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD385
October 200843.1PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD315
November 200767.4PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD315
November 200667.4PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD315
November 200567.4PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD315
January 200494.5FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-270
March 200282.5FairFairFairFair-270
November 199980.5FairFairFairFair-270
December 199880.5FairFairFairFair-270
November 199773.9FairFairFairFair-270
December 199578.9FairFairFairFair-350
December 199478.9FairFairFairFair-350
December 199378.9FairFairFairFair-350
December 199278.9FairFairFairFair-310
December 199178.9FairFairGoodFair-310