TH 55 over LAKE ST


+44.94842, -93.23819
44°56'54" N, 93°14'17" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:TH 55 over LAKE ST
Structure number:27201
Location:1.2 MI S OF JCT TH 94
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:234.9 ft. [71.6 m]
Total length:504.9 ft. [153.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:91.9 ft. [28.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:110.2 ft. [33.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:25°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1996
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:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:44,000 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:95.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood4400095.0
June 2016FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood4062395.0
June 2014FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood4062395.0
June 2012FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood2900095.0
June 2010GoodGoodVery GoodGood2900095.0
May 2008GoodGoodVery GoodGood2900094.0
December 2007GoodGoodVery GoodGood2900094.0
July 2006GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good2900094.0
August 2005GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good2900094.0
June 2004GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good3600094.0
June 2003GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good3600094.0
May 2002GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good2850094.0
August 2000GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2850099.0
October 1999GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent2850099.0
June 1998GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent2850099.0
October 1997GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent2850098.0
March 1997GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent2850098.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.1,9981,89410004
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.144,000142,5601,44000
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.55,67555,11955600
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.46,51645,4041,11200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.244244000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.441437400
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.235002350
Pourable Jointlinear ft.470470000
Elastomeric Bearingeach1616000
Pot Bearingeach1616000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,1011,0465500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,1293,92320600
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,1971,07712000