TH 55 EB (8TH ST) over I 35W; RAMPS


+44.96761, -93.25378
44°58'03" N, 93°15'14" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:TH 55 EB (8TH ST) over I 35W; RAMPS
Structure number:27849
Location:AT JCT TH 55; 35W
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:78.4 ft. [23.9 m]
Total length:554.2 ft. [168.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:31.5 ft. [9.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.8 ft. [10.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Skew angle:16°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1967
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:8
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
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 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:31,000 [as of 2010]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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
October 2018FairFairGoodFair3100081.0
September 2016FairFairGoodSatisfactory540092.0
September 2014FairFairGoodSatisfactory540092.0
September 2012FairFairGoodSatisfactory540092.0
September 2010FairFairGoodSatisfactory540092.0
September 2008FairFairGoodSatisfactory540092.0
October 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory540093.0
November 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory540093.0
September 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory500093.0
November 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory500093.0
March 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory430093.0
September 2000FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory430082.0
February 2000FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory860000.0
August 1997FairSatisfactoryGoodGood430092.8
September 1996FairSatisfactoryGoodGood430092.8
May 1995FairSatisfactoryGoodGood430087.8
October 1993FairSatisfactoryGoodGood430087.8
August 1991FairSatisfactoryGoodGood425091.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,1941,76443000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.25,225018,9203,7832,522
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.19,28610,9387,3001,02622
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.17,45916,73459410328
Reinforced Concrete Columneach144550
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1073848210
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2422122460
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.108098100
Pourable Jointlinear ft.134122480
Movable Bearingeach28111340
Fixed Bearingeach80800
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,11001,10730