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MERRIAM ST over E CHAN MISSISSIPPI RIVER

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Coordinates:
+44.98591, -93.25938
44°59'09" N, 93°15'34" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:MERRIAM ST over E CHAN MISSISSIPPI RIVER
Structure number:27664
Location:AT NICOLLET ISLAND
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:199.2 ft. [60.7 m]
Total length:256.6 ft. [78.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.8 ft. [10.9 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1887
Year reconstructed:1985
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:MS 13.5 / HS 15 [3]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,533 [as of 2013]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:There are no noticeable or noteworthy deficiencies which affect the condition of the channel. [9]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:98.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018GoodGoodGoodGood253398.8
July 2017GoodGoodGoodGood253398.8
June 2016GoodGoodGoodGood253398.8
July 2015GoodGoodGoodGood253398.8
July 2014GoodGoodGoodGood253398.8
October 2013GoodGoodGoodGood253398.8
October 2012GoodGoodGoodGood199199.8
October 2011GoodGoodGoodGood199199.8
September 2010GoodGoodGoodGood199199.8
August 2009GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good199196.8
September 2008GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good199196.8
August 2007GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good191899.8
April 2006GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good107799.9
October 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good107799.9
June 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good107799.9
September 2003GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good107799.9
September 2002GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good115399.9
June 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good115399.9
June 2000GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good115398.9
August 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good115398.9
May 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good115398.9
June 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good115389.4
May 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good115384.4
July 1995GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good115385.4
June 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good115385.4
June 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good115385.4
June 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good115385.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,55801,55800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.18,326018,32600
Steel Stringerlinear ft.771077100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,91201,881310
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.9,19009,19000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.8,73008,73000
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.3900370200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,27804,27800
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.112565600
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.148148000
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.72363600
Pourable Jointlinear ft.6806206
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach80800
Movable Bearingeach60600
Fixed Bearingeach2202200
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.5120500120
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,09602,0961,800200