+45.74022, -94.95203
45°44'25" N, 94°57'07" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 71 over SAUK RIVER
Structure number:5428
Location:1.4 MI N OF JCT TH 94
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:42.3 ft. [12.9 m]
Total length:171.3 ft. [52.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:54.5 ft. [16.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1935
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
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:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,983 [as of 2008]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:74.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodGood998374.0
August 2015FairSatisfactoryGoodGood998374.0
September 2013FairSatisfactoryGoodGood998374.0
September 2011FairSatisfactoryGoodGood998374.0
September 2009FairSatisfactoryGoodGood998374.0
September 2008FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1020074.0
August 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1020074.0
September 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1020074.0
October 2005FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1020074.0
August 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1160074.0
October 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1160074.0
October 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1070074.0
September 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1070074.0
September 2000FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1070074.0
November 1999FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1230074.0
May 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1070074.0
September 1996FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1080073.1
October 1995FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1080073.1
September 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1020073.1
September 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1020073.1
September 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good840073.1
June 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good840073.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,0271,027000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,1044,104000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.108486000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.108103500
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.108103500
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.108108000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.108108000
Elastomeric Bearingeach1818000
Fixed Bearingeach66000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.341034100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.341341000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.341034100
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.9,3029,10220000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.6,8575,8571,00000