I 94 over Bassett Creek Tunnel


+44.98333, -93.28833
44°58'60" N, 93°17'18" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I 94 over Bassett Creek Tunnel
Structure number:93482
Location:0.2 MI N OF JCT TH 55
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:11.8 ft. [3.6 m]
Total length:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
Skew angle:33°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1915
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:113,000 [as of 2008]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:43.1 tons [39.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:32.3 tons [29.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:68.3

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
November 201668.3Fair6 out of 10-113000
November 201468.3Fair6 out of 10-113000
November 201368.3Fair6 out of 10-113000
November 201268.3Fair6 out of 10-113000
November 201168.3Fair6 out of 10-113000
November 201068.3Fair6 out of 10-113000
November 200968.3Fair6 out of 10-113000
November 200867.3Fair6 out of 10-117000
November 200767.3Fair6 out of 10-117000
July 200684.1Fair6 out of 10-117000
November 200584.1Fair6 out of 10-117000
October 200384.0Fair6 out of 10-118000
October 200283.3Fair6 out of 10-126000
December 200083.1Fair6 out of 10-126000
November 199984.1Fair6 out of 10-115000
February 199884.1Good7 out of 10-115000
March 199790.2Good8 out of 10-115000
March 199688.8Good8 out of 10-90000
April 199489.1Good8 out of 10-87000
September 199089.4Good8 out of 10-83000