427th Avenue over Wild Rice Creek


+45.92126, -97.66681
45°55'17" N, 97°40'01" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:427th Avenue over Wild Rice Creek
Structure number:000000046150012
Location:8.8N & 4E of Britton
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Total length:52.2 ft. [15.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1960
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Wood or timber [7]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Gravel [8]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, posting recommended but not legally implemented [B]
Average daily traffic:35 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:39.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$605,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017FairFairFairFair3539.3
July 2015FairFairFairFair3539.0
September 2013FairSatisfactoryFairFair3541.8
September 2011FairSatisfactoryFairFair3541.8
June 2009FairSatisfactoryFairFair3541.8
July 2007FairSatisfactoryFairFair3541.8
August 2005FairSatisfactoryFairFair3541.8
July 2003FairSatisfactoryFairFair3541.8
September 2001FairSatisfactoryFairFair3541.8
August 1999PoorSatisfactoryCriticalSatisfactory3540.0
October 1997FairSatisfactoryFairFair3541.8
August 1995FairGoodSatisfactoryFair3543.8
July 1993FairGoodGoodSatisfactory3553.0
August 1991GoodGoodGoodGood3553.0