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LOWRY AV (CSAH153) over MISSISSIPPI RIVER

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Coordinates:
+45.01313, -93.27308
45°00'47" N, 93°16'23" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2008 

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]
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]
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]

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 200820.0Structurally deficientGoodFairImminent Failure15942
September 200642.7Structurally deficientGoodGoodSerious12900
October 200541.3Structurally deficientGoodGoodSerious15300
July 200420.0Structurally deficientGoodImminent FailureImminent Failure15300
October 200355.6Structurally deficientGoodGoodPoor16600
November 200250.0Structurally deficientGoodGoodPoor16600
June 200128.3Structurally deficientSeriousSeriousPoor14700
September 200037.8Structurally deficientPoorSeriousPoor14700
October 199952.8Structurally deficientFairFairPoor15900
December 199852.8Structurally deficientFairFairPoor15900
October 199753.0Structurally deficientFairFairPoor15900
September 199653.9Structurally deficientFairFairPoor13100
June 199454.2Structurally deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor13100
November 199452.0Structurally deficientFairFairPoor16100
November 199369.3Not deficientFairFairFair16500
October 199270.5Not deficientSatisfactoryFairFair16100
August 199169.6Not deficientGoodFairFair19200