Franklin Ave over I 94


+44.96462, -93.21582
44°57'53" N, 93°12'57" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Franklin Ave over I 94
Structure number:27957
Location:1.8 MI NE OF JCT TH 55
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:80.4 ft. [24.5 m]
Total length:167.7 ft. [51.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:62.3 ft. [19.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:43°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
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: May 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,750 [as of 2017]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:65.4
Estimated cost of work:$999,999,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2018FairGoodSatisfactoryFair475065.4
August 2016FairGoodGoodSatisfactory600076.4
August 2014FairGoodGoodSatisfactory600075.4
August 2012FairGoodGoodSatisfactory600075.4
August 2010FairGoodGoodSatisfactory600079.0
October 2008FairGoodGoodSatisfactory600079.0
December 2007FairGoodGoodSatisfactory600079.0
October 2006FairGoodGoodSatisfactory600079.0
January 2006FairGoodGoodSatisfactory630079.0
August 2004FairGoodGoodSatisfactory630079.0
December 2003FairGoodGoodSatisfactory550079.0
August 2002FairGoodGoodSatisfactory550079.0
June 2001FairGoodGoodSatisfactory550079.0
November 1999FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory550076.0
July 1998FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory550076.0
December 1996FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory1010078.4
September 1995FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory601078.4
October 1994FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory601078.4
October 1993FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory601074.4
October 1992FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory601076.4
August 1991FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory510076.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.9738848450
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.10,44810,443050
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.7,3847,3147000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach44000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.24413283290
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.80503000
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.144001440
Pourable Jointlinear ft.6200602
Movable Bearingeach1616000
Fixed Bearingeach88000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.67260356310
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,016007561,260
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3793592000