TH 55 over BNSF; CP RAIL


+44.98393, -93.31637
44°59'02" N, 93°18'59" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:TH 55 over BNSF; CP RAIL
Structure number:27237
Location:1.4 MI W OF JCT TH 94
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Total length:302.8 ft. [92.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:94.2 ft. [28.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Skew angle:33°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1984
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:6
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
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:25,000 [as of 2008]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:82.2 tons [74.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:49.0 tons [44.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:89.5

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201589.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood25000
May 201389.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood25000
May 201189.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood25000
August 200989.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood25000
October 200789.7Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood23000
August 200689.7Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood23000
August 200589.7Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood23000
June 200489.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood24500
November 200389.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood24500
August 200289.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood29500
August 200094.2Not deficient---29500
February 200094.2Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood29500
July 199794.6Not deficientGoodGoodGood29500
June 199694.6Not deficientGoodGoodGood29500
June 199591.8Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good28000
November 199491.4Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good34000
October 199391.4Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good34000
October 199291.2Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good37000
August 199291.2Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good37000