FAU 33 730514V over TENNESSEE RIVER & 2 RTS


+35.95861, -83.91972
35°57'31" N, 83°55'11" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FAU 33 730514V over TENNESSEE RIVER & 2 RTS
Structure number:47SR0330011
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:316.9 ft. [96.6 m]
Total length:1793.4 ft. [546.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:86.3 ft. [26.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:39.7 ft. [12.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1930
Year reconstructed:2014
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:6
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:43,230 [as of 2015]
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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
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:77.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$56,246,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
February 201677.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood43230
February 201477.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood43100
January 20142.0Structurally deficientFairPoorFair42560
January 201226.5Structurally deficientFairPoorFair42100
April 201026.5Structurally deficientFairPoorFair40790
April 200826.5Structurally deficientFairPoorFair39230
February 200627.5Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair43140
March 200424.5Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair43870
November 200124.5Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair36000
November 199924.5Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair18710
March 199824.5Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair44730
November 199524.5Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair19100
November 199324.5Structurally deficientPoorPoorFair20000
March 199242.5Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair21500