+48.46872, -94.55917
48°28'07" N, 94°33'33" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:TH 72 SIDE RD over DITCH
Structure number:39005
Location:16.8 MI S OF JCT TH 11
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Wood or Timber [7]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,950 [as of 2002]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:68.1

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017FairSatisfactoryFairFair295068.1
June 2015FairSatisfactoryFairFair295068.1
June 2013FairSatisfactoryFairFair295068.1
June 2011FairFairFairFair295066.0
June 2009FairFairFairFair295066.0
August 2007FairFairFairFair295066.0
December 2006FairFairFairFair295066.0
October 2004FairFairFairFair295066.0
September 2002FairFairFairFair1087.0
November 2001FairFairFairFair1087.0
April 2000FairFairFairFair1087.0
October 1999FairFairFairFair1087.0
April 1998FairFairFairFair1087.0
November 1997FairFairFairFair1086.0
December 1996FairFairFairFair1086.0
November 1995FairFairFairFair1086.0
May 1994FairFairFairFair2586.0
December 1993GoodGoodGoodGood2598.0
July 1992GoodGoodVery GoodGood2580.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Stringerlinear ft.44002202200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,54000770770
Steel Columneach2402400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.93408340100
Timber Abutmentlinear ft.108060480
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.60300300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.21001050105
Timber Decksq. ft.661065704
Bridge Rail
Timber Bridge Raillinear ft.4404400