TH 55 over BNSF; CP RAIL


+44.98400, -93.31627
44°59'02" N, 93°18'59" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:TH 55 over BNSF; CP RAIL
Structure number:27237
Location:1.4 MI W OF JCT TH 94
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Total length:302.8 ft. [92.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:94.2 ft. [28.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Skew angle:33°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1984
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:6
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:25,000 [as of 2008]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:90.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2500090.5
May 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2500089.5
May 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2500089.5
May 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2500089.5
August 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2500089.5
October 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2300089.7
August 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2300089.7
August 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2300089.7
June 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2450089.5
November 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2450089.5
August 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2950089.0
August 2000----2950094.2
February 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2950094.2
July 1997GoodGoodGoodGood2950094.6
June 1996GoodGoodGoodGood2950094.6
June 1995GoodGoodGoodVery Good2800091.8
November 1994GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good3400091.4
October 1993GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good3400091.4
October 1992GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good3700091.2
August 1992GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good3700091.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Columneach3025500
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2432162700
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.454454000
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.206020600
Pourable Jointlinear ft.2069901025
Elastomeric Bearingeach5656000
Fixed Bearingeach33000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.604060103
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,8320004,832
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.604060310
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.28,51427,3145007000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.21,79721,27252500