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LOWRY AV (CSAH153) over MISSISSIPPI RIVER

Map 

Coordinates:
+45.01313, -93.27308
45°00'47" N, 93°16'23" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory (1992, 2000, 2010 editions)
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:LOWRY AV (CSAH153) over MISSISSIPPI RIVER
Structure number:2723
Location:0.3 MI E OF JCT I 94
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:166.0 ft. [50.6 m]
Total length:889.2 ft. [271.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:57.1 ft. [17.4 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1905
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

2010 Inspection 

Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:15,942 [as of 2008]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Imminent Failure [1 out of 9]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Operating rating:64.5 tons [58.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:39.9 tons [36.3 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:20.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]

2000 Inspection 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:15,900 [as of 1995]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Operating rating:64.0 tons [58.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:39.6 tons [36.0 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:52.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]

1992 Inspection 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:19,200 [as of 1990]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
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:Scour calculation/evaluation has not been made. [6]
Operating rating:62.4 tons [56.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.6 tons [35.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:69.6