+43.94528, -93.45648
43°56'43" N, 93°27'23" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CR 56 over LE SUEUR RIVER
Structure number:81524
Location:0.7 MI S OF JCT CSAH 20
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Total length:91.9 ft. [28.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1991
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:3
Main spans material:Wood or timber [7]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:155 [as of 2003]
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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:97.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2017GoodGoodGoodGood15597.0
November 2015GoodGoodGoodGood15597.0
November 2013GoodGoodGoodGood15597.0
November 2011GoodVery GoodGoodGood15597.9
December 2009GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good15597.9
August 2007GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good15599.9
September 2005GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good15599.9
October 2003GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good135100.0
October 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good13599.9
January 2000GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent13598.9
March 1998GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent13598.9
January 1996GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent13597.9
January 1995GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent12598.0
January 1994GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent12598.0
December 1992GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent12598.0
January 1992GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent13997.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Timber Floor Beamlinear ft.102102000
Timber Abutmentlinear ft.100100000
Steel Pileeach2828000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.456456000
Timber Pier Caplinear ft.6969000
Bridge Rail
Timber Bridge Raillinear ft.184184000
Timber Slabsq. ft.3,1283,128000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,9492,8900590