FAU 3556 over SR 153


+35.05417, -85.19111
35°03'15" N, 85°11'28" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FAU 3556 over SR 153
Structure number:33SR1530014
Location:OVER SR153-2MI N OF SR 2
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:57.1 ft. [17.4 m]
Total length:195.9 ft. [59.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.5 ft. [10.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Skew angle:26°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1961
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,900 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:67.3 tons [61.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:73.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$806,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201573.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood14900
March 201373.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood14900
March 201172.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood14900
March 200958.0Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryFair14900
March 200758.8Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryFair14900
April 200560.8Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair15400
March 200360.6Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactoryFair17190
March 200169.9Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory17260
February 199971.4Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory24410
May 199767.8Structurally deficientSeriousSatisfactorySatisfactory23600
March 199570.8Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory20980
February 199371.2Structurally deficientPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory17560
January 199171.3Structurally deficientPoorGoodGood16020