STH 243 over ST CROIX RIVER 06


+45.32187, -92.71082
45°19'19" N, 92°42'39" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:STH 243 over ST CROIX RIVER 06
Structure number:B48022400000000
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:162.1 ft. [49.4 m]
Total length:673.9 ft. [205.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:31.2 ft. [9.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1953
Year reconstructed:1980
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Deck [09]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:6,800 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:48.6
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,906,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2018PoorPoorFairSatisfactory680048.6
April 2016PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory680081.0
April 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory680084.3
May 2013FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory680084.3
June 2012FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory710083.9
May 2011FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory710083.9
May 2009FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory780081.9
July 2008FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory780081.9
August 2007FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory780081.9
June 2006FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory733082.5
July 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory733083.6
June 2004GoodGoodGoodGood733083.6
October 2003GoodGoodGoodGood733083.6
July 2002GoodGoodGoodGood733083.6
July 2000GoodGoodGoodGood470086.8
June 1999GoodGoodGoodGood470086.8
May 1998GoodGoodGoodGood470086.8
May 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good410087.6
June 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good436087.2
January 1995GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good436086.2
May 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good330087.6
June 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good205093.9
April 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good205093.9