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FAU 3546 over TN RIVER, A231, & A267

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Coordinates:
+35.06083, -85.30167
35°03'39" N, 85°18'06" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:FAU 3546 over TN RIVER, A231, & A267
Structure number:33035460001
Location:0VER TN RV IN CHATTANOOGA
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:420.0 ft. [128.0 m]
Total length:2618.2 ft. [798.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:90.9 ft. [27.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:92.9 ft. [28.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1984
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:19,270 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:93.2

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
June 201593.2Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory19270
June 201393.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory17820
June 201191.0Functionally obsoleteVery GoodGoodVery Good20270
July 200990.6Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood22840
June 200789.9Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood27910
June 200595.4Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood18180
July 200394.6Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood24240
July 200194.7Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood23490
June 199993.3Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood26220
July 199794.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood20880
June 199593.1Not deficientGoodGoodGood25850
March 199393.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood23000
March 199195.9Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good20710