+44.97988, -93.23630
44°58'48" N, 93°14'11" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:14TH AVE SE over BNSF RR
Structure number:27A23
Location:0.1 MI N OF UNIV AVE
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Total length:161.4 ft. [49.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:83.7 ft. [25.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:20.3 ft. [6.2 m]
Skew angle:37°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
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:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
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:1,650 [as of 2013]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:109.6 tons [99.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:67.9 tons [61.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:78.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$640,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201578.8Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood1650
May 201478.8Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood1650
June 201378.7Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood2400
June 201278.7Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2400
May 201178.7Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2400
May 201078.7Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2400
May 200976.7Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2400
June 200876.7Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2417
May 200778.8Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1800
April 200678.8Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1800
June 200578.7Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2400
June 200478.7Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2400
May 200378.8Not deficientVery GoodExcellentExcellent2000
June 200278.6Not deficientVery GoodExcellentExcellent3600
May 200180.6Not deficientVery GoodExcellentExcellent3600
April 200077.6Not deficientVery GoodExcellentExcellent3600
200076.5Not deficientFairExcellentExcellent3600
May 199876.5Not deficientFairExcellentExcellent3600
April 199775.8Not deficientFairExcellentExcellent3800
199693.8Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent2900