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SOLDIERS HOME RD over MINNEHAHA CREEK

Map

Coordinates:
+44.91247, -93.20692
44°54'45" N, 93°12'25" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SOLDIERS HOME RD over MINNEHAHA CREEK
Structure number:5756
Location:0.1 MI E OF JCT MHAHA A
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:288.1 ft. [87.8 m]
Total length:624.4 ft. [190.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:31.2 ft. [9.5 m]
Owner:Other State Agencies [21]
Year built:1908
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Closed Grating [4]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2014

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:200 [as of 1985]
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Critical [2 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations (including piles) on dry land well above flood water elevations. [9]
Sufficiency rating:21.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,942,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2014PoorFairCriticalPoor20021.8
May 2010PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory20022.8
December 2008FairGoodFairSatisfactory20069.0
December 2007FairGoodGoodSatisfactory20080.0
September 2005FairGoodGoodSatisfactory20080.0
October 2002FairGoodGoodSatisfactory2000.0
August 1994PoorPoorPoorPoor2000.0
August 1992PoorPoorPoorPoor20018.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.538053800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.38,7200028,28410,436
Steel Stringerlinear ft.4,3404,340000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.999999000
Steel Trusslinear ft.577156088
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.999200997
Steel Archlinear ft.6140596414
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.999000999
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.910091000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9990097029
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach60420
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.999000999
Steel Gusset Plateeach62204200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.99932206770
Substructure
Steel Columneach120903
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.99900333666
Reinforced Concrete Columneach124080
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.106106000
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.4004000
Deck
Corrugated or Orthotropic Decksq. ft.19,56719,17603910
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.12,49012,490000
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.6262000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.1,09601,09600
Compression Jointlinear ft.135133200
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach2323000
Fixed Bearingeach2121000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.3,7472,3481,2470152
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.999999000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,2491,09900150