+35.05833, -85.17028
35°03'30" N, 85°10'13" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FAU 3604 over FRIAR BRANCH
Structure number:33M36040001
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Total length:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1976
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
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: March 2016 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:3,420 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:11.9 tons [10.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:3.0 tons [2.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:3.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,066,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 20163.4Structurally deficientPoorSeriousFair3420
May 201316.5Structurally deficientPoorCriticalSatisfactory3420
May 201119.6Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSatisfactory3420
May 200941.0Structurally deficientFairPoorSatisfactory3420
May 200741.0Structurally deficientFairPoorSatisfactory3420
May 200560.0Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory2890
June 200360.0Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory2890
May 200160.0Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory2960
April 199969.4Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory2220
August 199770.5Not deficientFairFairSatisfactory1870
April 199581.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2250
May 199382.6Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1520
June 199185.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood1320