+43.73233, -94.92478
43°43'56" N, 94°55'29" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:TWP 73 over S FK ELM CREEK
Structure number:95547
Location:0.5 MI W OF JCT CR 85
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:10.2 ft. [3.1 m]
Total length:41.0 ft. [12.5 m]
Owner:Town or Township Highway Agency [03]
Year built:1991
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Gravel [8]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2014

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:25 [as of 1990]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:No noticeable or noteworthy deficiencies which affect the condition of the culvert. Insignificant scrape marks caused by drift. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:59.3 tons [53.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:39.5 tons [35.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:100.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$88,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
November 2014100.0Good8 out of 10-25
November 2010100.0Good8 out of 10-25
December 200798.0Good8 out of 10-25
January 2006100.0Good8 out of 10-25
January 2004100.0Good8 out of 10-25
March 2002100.0Good8 out of 10-25
November 199999.0Good8 out of 10-25
December 199899.0Good8 out of 10-25
November 1997100.0Good8 out of 10-25
December 1995100.0Good8 out of 10-25
December 1994100.0Good8 out of 10-25
December 1993100.0Good8 out of 10-25
December 1992100.0Good9 out of 10-25
December 1991100.0Good9 out of 10-25