Dowling Ave over I 94


+45.02393, -93.28452
45°01'26" N, 93°17'04" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Dowling Ave over I 94
Structure number:27812
Location:3.4 MI N OF JCT TH 12
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:110.6 ft. [33.7 m]
Total length:291.7 ft. [88.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:52.2 ft. [15.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:70.2 ft. [21.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1977
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:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,900 [as of 2005]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:77.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodGood2090077.5
June 2015FairSatisfactoryGoodGood2090077.5
June 2013GoodGoodGoodGood2090077.5
September 2011GoodGoodGoodGood2090077.5
September 2009GoodGoodGoodGood2090077.5
May 2007GoodGoodGoodGood2090077.5
April 2006GoodGoodGoodGood2090077.5
July 2004GoodGoodGoodGood2500077.0
July 2003GoodGoodGoodGood2080077.5
August 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory2080077.5
May 2000FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory2080077.5
August 1999FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory2080077.5
August 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory2080077.5
August 1997FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1670078.0
October 1996GoodGoodGoodGood1670078.0
September 1995GoodGoodVery GoodGood1570077.5
July 1994GoodGoodVery GoodGood1570077.5
October 1993GoodGoodVery GoodGood1586077.5
August 1992GoodGoodVery GoodGood1586077.5
October 1991GoodGoodVery GoodGood1510077.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,0902,089100
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.20,50720,45914340
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.15,16615,025119193
Reinforced Concrete Columneach44000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.350345500
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.7575000
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.110011000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.7000700
Elastomeric Bearingeach2020000
Fixed Bearingeach2020000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.601595600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,60603,60600
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,9091,80410500
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.20,50720,507000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.15,16615,002153110