FAP 29 over TN R/SOURR/FAU 5395&3619


+35.05472, -85.31500
35°03'17" N, 85°18'54" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FAP 29 over TN R/SOURR/FAU 5395&3619
Structure number:33FA0271001
Location:SR-29 / TENN. RIVER
Purpose:Carries highway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:375.0 ft. [114.3 m]
Total length:2745.2 ft. [836.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:126.3 ft. [38.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:129.9 ft. [39.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1955
Year reconstructed:2003
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:15
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:69,690 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
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]
Sufficiency rating:84.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201584.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood69690
April 201384.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood72410
April 201184.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood81040
March 200984.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood82450
May 200785.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood66880
June 200585.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood66070
August 200385.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood61170
March 200385.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood61700
December 200085.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood55100
March 19990.0Not applicable---11210
July 199773.0Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryGood60730
June 199573.0Structurally deficientPoorGoodGood63860
April 199373.0Structurally deficientPoorGoodGood56870
April 199172.0Structurally deficientSeriousSatisfactorySatisfactory41080