IH 535-USH 53 over ST LOUIS BAY

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.


+46.74694, -92.09940
46°44'49" N, 92°05'58" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:IH 535-USH 53 over ST LOUIS BAY
Structure number:B16000500010000
Location:0.7M N JCT USH 53
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:600.1 ft. [182.9 m]
Total length:1140.1 ft. [347.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:58.1 ft. [17.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:19.4 ft. [5.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:118.1 ft. [36.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1961
Year reconstructed:1994
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Arch - Thru [12]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:33,900 [as of 2015]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry 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 protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:66.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory3390066.0
July 2016PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactory3390039.0
July 2015PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactory3390039.0
August 2013FairSatisfactoryFairFair4129366.0
August 2011PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory4129348.0
August 2010FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory4129364.0
August 2008FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory4129375.0
October 2007FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood4129375.0
August 2005FairGoodGoodSatisfactory3770075.0
September 2004FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory3770075.0
August 2003GoodGoodVery GoodGood2930075.0
August 2001GoodGoodVery GoodGood2930075.0
October 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood2930075.0
March 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2930075.0
October 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2907060.0
November 1995GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2907060.0
February 1993PoorPoorSatisfactoryPoor3260038.0
February 1991FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good3260060.0