FAU 4144 over BRANCH


+35.00722, -85.11972
35°00'26" N, 85°07'11" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FAU 4144 over BRANCH
Structure number:330E2720001
Location:6 MI GA TN ST LI
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1981
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Corrugated Steel [6]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,930 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Operating rating:31.7 tons [28.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:22.8 tons [20.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:50.9
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge or other major structure without deck rehabilitation or replacement [33]
Estimated cost of work:$167,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
June 201550.9Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory1930
June 201350.9Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory1930
June 201156.7Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory1930
May 200956.7Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory1930
May 200756.7Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory1930
June 200555.3Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory3390
June 200360.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory3390
May 200161.1Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory2120
May 199960.3Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory1800
June 199756.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairSatisfactory1510
April 199568.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1820
May 199368.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1910
June 199173.2Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory2500