+35.05194, -85.16306
35°03'07" N, 85°09'47" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:FAU 3603 over FRIAR BRANCH
Structure number:33M36030001
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Total length:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.3 ft. [13.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:48.9 ft. [14.9 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:2003
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,080 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
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:99.4

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
June 201599.4Not deficient---6080
June 201399.4Not deficient---6080
June 201199.4Not deficient---6080
May 200999.4Not deficient---6080
June 200799.4Not deficient---6080
May 200599.3Not deficient---7290
May 200399.3Not deficient---7290
May 200144.5Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair7760
May 199945.2Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair5020
August 199745.3Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair4590
April 199546.1Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair2130
May 199345.8Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair3500
June 199145.7Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair3920