Franklin Ave over I 94


+44.96458, -93.21569
44°57'52" N, 93°12'56" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:Franklin Ave over I 94
Structure number:27957
Location:1.8 MI NE OF JCT TH 55
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:80.4 ft. [24.5 m]
Total length:167.7 ft. [51.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:62.3 ft. [19.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.7 ft. [4.8 m]
Skew angle:43°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
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:2
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
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: August 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,000 [as of 2005]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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:76.5 tons [69.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:30.1 tons [27.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:75.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,219,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201475.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory6000
August 201275.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory6000
August 201079.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory6000
October 200879.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory6000
December 200779.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory6000
October 200679.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory6000
January 200679.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory6300
August 200479.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory6300
December 200379.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory5500
August 200279.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory5500
June 200179.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory5500
November 199976.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodSatisfactory5500
July 199876.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodSatisfactory5500
December 199678.4Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodSatisfactory10100
September 199578.4Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodSatisfactory6010
October 199478.4Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodSatisfactory6010
October 199374.4Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodSatisfactory6010
October 199276.4Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory6010
August 199176.5Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory5100