I 94 over Bassett Creek Tunnel


+44.98671, -93.28858
44°59'12" N, 93°17'19" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 94 over Bassett Creek Tunnel
Structure number:93482
Location:0.2 MI N OF JCT TH 55
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:11.8 ft. [3.6 m]
Total length:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
Skew angle:33°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1915
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:96,000 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:70.1

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
November 2018Fair6 out of 109600070.1
December 2017Fair6 out of 1011300068.3
November 2016Fair6 out of 1011300068.3
November 2014Fair6 out of 1011300068.3
November 2013Fair6 out of 1011300068.3
November 2012Fair6 out of 1011300068.3
November 2011Fair6 out of 1011300068.3
November 2010Fair6 out of 1011300068.3
November 2009Fair6 out of 1011300068.3
November 2008Fair6 out of 1011700067.3
November 2007Fair6 out of 1011700067.3
July 2006Fair6 out of 1011700084.1
November 2005Fair6 out of 1011700084.1
October 2003Fair6 out of 1011800084.0
October 2002Fair6 out of 1012600083.3
December 2000Fair6 out of 1012600083.1
November 1999Fair6 out of 1011500084.1
February 1998Good7 out of 1011500084.1
March 1997Good8 out of 1011500090.2
March 1996Good8 out of 109000088.8
April 1994Good8 out of 108700089.1
September 1990Good8 out of 108300089.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.43023020000