FAU 4175 over LOVE CREEK


+36.02278, -83.86000
36°01'22" N, 83°51'36" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FAU 4175 over LOVE CREEK
Structure number:470A1220003
Location:E OF I640 - N OF US11
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.3 ft. [7.7 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1935
Year reconstructed:1965
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Number of main spans:2
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: May 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,950 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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]
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 with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Operating rating:39.6 tons [36.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.7 tons [24.3 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:72.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$652,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201472.8Functionally obsolete---4950
May 201245.3Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorPoor4950
May 201045.3Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorPoor4950
May 200845.3Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorPoor4950
May 200645.2Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorPoor5220
June 200445.2Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorPoor5240
April 200245.2Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorPoor5050
March 200044.5Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorPoor7840
July 199845.2Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorPoor5290
January 199657.9Functionally obsolete---4510
September 199357.9Functionally obsolete---4230
October 199159.9Functionally obsolete---4140