TH 47 over BNSF RR


+45.01999, -93.26289
45°01'12" N, 93°15'46" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:TH 47 over BNSF RR
Structure number:27072
Location:3.4 MI S OF JCT TH 694
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:164.4 ft. [50.1 m]
Total length:505.3 ft. [154.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:59.1 ft. [18.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Skew angle:50°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1998
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:13,500 [as of 2008]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:96.7

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1350096.7
May 2015GoodGoodGoodGood1350095.7
May 2013GoodGoodGoodGood1350095.7
May 2011GoodGoodGoodGood1350095.7
November 2009GoodGoodGoodGood1350095.7
November 2008GoodGoodGoodGood1650095.4
April 2007GoodGoodGoodGood1650095.4
April 2006GoodGoodGoodGood1650095.4
June 2004GoodGoodGoodGood1750095.3
June 2003GoodGoodGoodGood1750095.3
October 2002GoodGoodGoodGood1370095.7
May 2001GoodGoodGoodGood1370095.7
July 2000GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1370095.7
July 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1370095.7
March 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1370095.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,4843,484000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.58,185049,4578,7280
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.36,22335,77345000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.29,80528,6051,20000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2121000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2822305200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.314314000
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.144014400
Pourable Jointlinear ft.446446000
Elastomeric Bearingeach3030000
Fixed Bearingeach55000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,06696010600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,4604,36010000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,57866191340