PENN AVE S over I 394; I 394R


+44.97002, -93.30886
44°58'12" N, 93°18'32" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PENN AVE S over I 394; I 394R
Structure number:27758
Location:1.6 MI E OF JCT TH 100
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:119.1 ft. [36.3 m]
Total length:199.5 ft. [60.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:84.3 ft. [25.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1986
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:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Epoxy Overlay [5]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,700 [as of 2017]
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:81.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2018FairFairFairFair870081.0
July 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1030094.0
July 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1030094.0
May 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1030094.0
May 2011FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1030093.0
November 2009FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1030093.0
November 2007FairFairSatisfactoryGood1030092.0
June 2006FairFairSatisfactoryGood1030092.0
October 2004FairFairSatisfactoryGood1270091.7
September 2003FairFairSatisfactoryGood1030092.0
October 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1030093.0
August 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1030093.0
November 2000FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1030093.0
October 1999GoodGoodVery GoodGood675000.0
October 1998GoodGoodVery GoodGood1030093.0
June 1997GoodGoodVery GoodGood1030092.5
July 1996GoodGoodVery GoodGood960092.5
January 1996GoodGoodVery GoodGood960092.2
July 1994GoodGoodVery GoodGood900092.3
October 1993GoodGoodVery GoodGood900092.3
December 1992GoodGoodVery GoodGood710092.4
October 1990GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good710092.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,592001,5920
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.26,90000026,900
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.16,82615,43586245277
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.12,77712,25052700
Reinforced Concrete Columneach40400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.29615514010
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.8369860
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.164016400
Pourable Jointlinear ft.1646410000
Elastomeric Bearingeach1600160
Fixed Bearingeach80080
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.5244655900
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,1441,6141,00050030
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.52438114300