TH 55 over Bassett Creek


+44.98500, -93.29167
44°59'06" N, 93°17'30" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:TH 55 over Bassett Creek
Structure number:94277
Location:0.1 MI W OF TH 94
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:18.4 ft. [5.6 m]
Total length:20.3 ft. [6.2 m]
Skew angle:60°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1939
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,500 [as of 2008]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Structural 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 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:Moderate to major deterioration or disintegration, extensive cracking and leaching or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Minor settlement or misalignment. Noticeable scouring or erosion at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have significant distortion and deflection in one section, significant corrosion or deep pitting. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:32.3 tons [29.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:21.6 tons [19.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:54.3
Estimated cost of work:$95,000,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
November 201654.3Fair5 out of 10-20500
November 201454.3Fair5 out of 10-20500
November 201354.3Fair5 out of 10-20500
November 201254.3Fair5 out of 10-20500
November 201154.3Fair5 out of 10-20500
November 201054.3Fair5 out of 10-20500
November 200937.3Poor4 out of 10SD20500
November 200835.3Poor4 out of 10SD27500
November 200735.3Poor4 out of 10SD27500
July 200652.0Poor4 out of 10SD27500
November 200552.0Poor4 out of 10SD27500
October 200451.9Poor4 out of 10SD28000
October 200351.9Poor4 out of 10SD28000
October 200254.3Poor4 out of 10SD15000
December 200054.0Poor4 out of 10SD15000
November 199954.0Poor4 out of 10SD15000
February 199869.7Fair5 out of 10-15000