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FAU 2 over CHATTANOOGA CREEK&CSX RR

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Coordinates:
+35.02333, -85.31833
35°01'24" N, 85°19'06" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:FAU 2 over CHATTANOOGA CREEK&CSX RR
Structure number:33SR0020013
Location:0.58 MI. S OF I-24 JCT.
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Total length:366.2 ft. [111.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Skew angle:12°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1968
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:7
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Box Beam or girders - Single or Spread [06]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:23,290 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:4% 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:98.0 tons [89.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:85.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201485.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood23290
November 201271.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryFair22930
November 201071.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryFair24130
November 200871.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryFair22870
November 200671.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryFair25140
January 200567.9Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryFair28440
January 200367.9Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryFair27880
November 200067.9Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryFair28610
October 199867.9Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryFair28130
November 199671.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryFair28770
December 199471.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryFair28390
December 199271.0Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryFair27000
January 199171.0Not deficientGoodGoodFair25360