TH 55 over LAKE ST


+44.94836, -93.23809
44°56'54" N, 93°14'17" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:TH 55 over LAKE ST
Structure number:27201
Location:1.2 MI S OF JCT TH 94
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:234.9 ft. [71.6 m]
Total length:504.9 ft. [153.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:91.9 ft. [28.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:110.2 ft. [33.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Skew angle:25°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1996
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:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:40,623 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:74.7 tons [67.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:44.6 tons [40.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:95.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
June 201495.0Not deficientSatisfactoryVery GoodGood40623
June 201295.0Not deficientSatisfactoryVery GoodGood29000
June 201095.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood29000
May 200894.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood29000
December 200794.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood29000
July 200694.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good29000
August 200594.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good29000
June 200494.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good36000
June 200394.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good36000
May 200294.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good28500
August 200099.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good28500
October 199999.0Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent28500
June 199899.0Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent28500
October 199798.0Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent28500
March 199798.0Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent28500
199696.0Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent25000