TH 47 over BNSF RR


+45.01985, -93.26285
45°01'11" N, 93°15'46" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:TH 47 over BNSF RR
Structure number:27072
Location:3.4 MI S OF JCT TH 694
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:164.4 ft. [50.1 m]
Total length:505.3 ft. [154.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:59.1 ft. [18.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.3 ft. [7.1 m]
Skew angle:50°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1998
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:13,500 [as of 2008]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:84.4 tons [76.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:50.7 tons [46.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:95.7

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201595.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood13500
May 201395.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood13500
May 201195.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood13500
November 200995.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood13500
November 200895.4Not deficientGoodGoodGood16500
April 200795.4Not deficientGoodGoodGood16500
April 200695.4Not deficientGoodGoodGood16500
June 200495.3Not deficientGoodGoodGood17500
June 200395.3Not deficientGoodGoodGood17500
October 200295.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood13700
May 200195.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood13700
July 200095.7Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good13700
200095.7Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good13700
March 199995.7Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good13700