54 ST over ELK RIVER

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.


+45.49054, -94.02537
45°29'26" N, 94°01'31" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:54 ST over ELK RIVER
Structure number:90706
Location:0.9 MI W OF JCT CSAH20
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:79.1 ft. [24.1 m]
Total length:81.0 ft. [24.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:15.7 ft. [4.8 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:13.8 ft. [4.2 m]
Owner:Town or Township Highway Agency [03]
Year built:1915
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2007

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:110 [as of 1995]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:16.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$149,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2007PoorGoodSeriousFair11016.8
October 2005PoorGoodSeriousFair11016.8
September 2004PoorGoodSeriousFair11016.8
October 2003PoorGoodSeriousFair11019.3
August 2002PoorGoodSeriousFair11016.8
August 2001PoorGoodSeriousFair11016.8
April 2001PoorGoodSeriousFair11016.8
February 1999PoorGoodPoorFair11016.8
September 1996PoorGoodPoorFair11016.8
May 1996PoorGoodPoorFair11016.8
November 1994PoorGoodPoorFair9519.9
November 1993PoorGoodPoorFair9519.9
October 1992PoorGoodPoorFair9519.9
September 1991PoorFairPoorFair9521.0