5th ST SE over BNSF RR


+44.98033, -93.23208
44°58'49" N, 93°13'55" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:5th ST SE over BNSF RR
Structure number:27A21
Location:0.1 MI SE OF 15TH AVE SE
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:71.5 ft. [21.8 m]
Total length:241.2 ft. [73.5 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:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:57°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1995
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans 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: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,474 [as of 2017]
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]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:79.3
Estimated cost of work:$999,999,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018GoodGoodGoodGood547479.3
July 2017GoodGoodGoodGood547479.3
June 2016GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good456079.4
June 2015GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good456079.4
June 2014GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good456079.4
July 2013GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good390089.6
June 2012GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good390089.6
July 2011GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good390089.6
July 2010GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good390089.6
June 2009GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good390086.6
July 2008GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good651576.2
June 2007GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good340089.6
July 2006GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good340089.6
June 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good280089.7
July 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good280089.7
July 2003GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good500079.4
August 2002GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent500079.4
June 2001GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent500083.4
May 2000GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent500078.4
July 1999GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent500078.4
July 1998GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent500078.4
July 1997GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent500077.7
November 1996GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent500077.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,86090096000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.15,568015,56800
Reinforced Concrete Columneach88000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.388388000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.220220000
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.226226000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.226022600
Elastomeric Bearingeach2424000
Fixed Bearingeach88000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.469469000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,05501,05500
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.469469000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.15,021015,02100
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.10,581010,58100