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FAU 3599 350044P over NORFOLK SOUTHERN RR

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Coordinates:
+35.07417, -85.25306
35°04'27" N, 85°15'11" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:FAU 3599 350044P over NORFOLK SOUTHERN RR
Structure number:33M35990001
Location:IN CHATTANOOGA
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:111.9 ft. [34.1 m]
Total length:249.0 ft. [75.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:54.5 ft. [16.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:22.3 ft. [6.8 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1955
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
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:4,560 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 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:48.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$6,041,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
June 201548.5Structurally deficientFairPoorFair4560
June 201348.5Structurally deficientFairPoorFair4560
June 201148.5Structurally deficientFairPoorFair4560
June 200948.5Structurally deficientFairPoorFair4560
August 200748.5Structurally deficientFairPoorFair4560
July 200545.9Structurally deficientFairPoorFair9230
July 200341.3Structurally deficientFairPoorFair9230
June 200143.8Structurally deficientFairPoorFair5150
April 199943.2Structurally deficientFairPoorFair9950
March 199744.4Structurally deficientFairPoorFair7800
October 199558.7Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair8550
October 199458.9Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair8200
April 199358.6Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair8800
June 199162.3Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryGood9050