FAU 3556 350045W over CSX RR & SOUTHERN RR


+35.05722, -85.27361
35°03'26" N, 85°16'25" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FAU 3556 350045W over CSX RR & SOUTHERN RR
Structure number:33035560004
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Total length:818.0 ft. [249.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:22.3 ft. [6.8 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1954
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:17
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:16,300 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:47.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$10,111,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
June 201547.1Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor16300
June 201347.1Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair16300
January 201247.1Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair16300
June 200947.1Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair16300
July 200747.1Structurally deficientFairPoorFair16300
July 200560.4Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair19740
July 200360.4Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair19740
June 200160.5Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair18770
April 199958.4Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair15770
February 199757.4Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair22300
October 199459.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair17950
April 199359.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair16170
June 199159.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair16630