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LOWRY AV (CSAH153) over MISSISSIPPI RIVER

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

Map

Coordinates:
+45.01313, -93.27308
45°00'47" N, 93°16'23" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LOWRY AV (CSAH153) over MISSISSIPPI RIVER
Structure number:2723
Location:0.3 MI E OF JCT I 94
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:166.0 ft. [50.6 m]
Total length:889.2 ft. [271.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:57.1 ft. [17.4 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1905
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2008

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:15,942 [as of 2008]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Imminent Failure [1 out of 9]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:20.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2008PoorGoodFairImminent Failure1594220.0
September 2006PoorGoodGoodSerious1290042.7
October 2005PoorGoodGoodSerious1530041.3
July 2004PoorGoodImminent FailureImminent Failure1530020.0
October 2003PoorGoodGoodPoor1660055.6
November 2002PoorGoodGoodPoor1660050.0
June 2001PoorSeriousSeriousPoor1470028.3
September 2000PoorPoorSeriousPoor1470037.8
October 1999PoorFairFairPoor1590052.8
December 1998PoorFairFairPoor1590052.8
October 1997PoorFairFairPoor1590053.0
September 1996PoorFairFairPoor1310053.9
November 1994PoorFairFairPoor1610052.0
June 1994PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor1310054.2
November 1993FairFairFairFair1650069.3
October 1992FairSatisfactoryFairFair1610070.5
August 1991FairGoodFairFair1920069.6