438th Avenue over BN Railroad


+44.72999, -97.45096
44°43'48" N, 97°27'03" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:438th Avenue over BN Railroad
Structure number:000000029020051
Location:3.5W & 2.1S of Hazel
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Total length:148.0 ft. [45.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.3 ft. [7.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.2 ft. [8.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1936
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:200 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:20.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,324,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018PoorSeriousSeriousSerious20020.8
June 2016PoorSeriousSeriousPoor20030.7
June 2014PoorImminent FailureSeriousPoor20039.4
June 2012PoorImminent FailureSeriousPoor20039.4
August 2010PoorImminent FailurePoorFair20053.4
August 2008PoorImminent FailurePoorFair20053.4
August 2006PoorSeriousPoorFair20053.4
July 2004PoorPoorPoorFair20055.5
August 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory20085.5
June 2000FairFairFairSatisfactory20073.5
September 1998FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory20074.5
August 1996FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory20074.5
July 1994FairSatisfactoryFairGood20074.5
September 1992FairSatisfactoryFairGood20069.3
June 1990FairGoodSatisfactoryGood20080.3