+35.06333, -85.13833
35°03'48" N, 85°08'18" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:FAU 317 over FRIAR BRANCH
Structure number:33SR0022007
Location:0.32 MI. W OF I-75 JCT.
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1940
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:15,970 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Structural 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 is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
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:82.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
December 201482.0Not deficient---15970
December 201282.0Not deficient---17800
December 201082.0Not deficient---17450
January 200982.0Not deficient---16940
December 200682.0Not deficient---20300
January 200582.0Not deficient---19130
February 200382.0Not deficient---18710
March 200182.0Not deficient---20420
February 199982.0Not deficient---13680
April 199782.1Not deficient---13250
April 199582.0Not deficient---13630
April 199383.6Not deficient---11920
January 199184.6Not deficient---10980