+36.00972, -83.84333
36°00'35" N, 83°50'36" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:FAU 168 over LOVES CREEK
Structure number:47SR0090005
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Total length:67.3 ft. [20.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:98.8 ft. [30.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1931
Year reconstructed:1956
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,030 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:78.2 tons [71.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:84.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,294,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201484.3Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory10030
March 201284.4Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory9920
April 201070.9Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory13660
April 200870.9Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory14350
March 200670.9Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory11900
March 200470.9Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory15950
January 200270.9Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory15350
January 200070.9Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory15430
March 199870.9Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory12170
October 199570.9Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory13590
December 199370.9Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory12870
January 199270.9Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory16340
January 199082.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory16340