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SOLDIERS HOME RD over MINNEHAHA CREEK

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Coordinates:
+44.91167, -93.20500
44°54'42" N, 93°12'18" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:SOLDIERS HOME RD over MINNEHAHA CREEK
Structure number:5756
Location:0.1 MI E OF JCT MHAHA A
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:288.1 ft. [87.8 m]
Total length:624.4 ft. [190.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:31.2 ft. [9.5 m]
Owner:Other State Agencies [21]
Year built:1908
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Closed Grating [4]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2014 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:200 [as of 1985]
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Critical [2 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations (including piles) on dry land well above flood water elevations. [9]
Operating rating:21.8 tons [19.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:12.2 tons [11.1 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:21.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,942,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201421.8Structurally deficientFairCriticalPoor200
May 201022.8Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory200
December 200869.0Functionally obsoleteGoodFairSatisfactory200
December 200780.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory200
September 200580.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory200
October 20020.0Not applicableGoodGoodSatisfactory200
August 19940.0Not applicablePoorPoorPoor200
August 199218.7Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor200