FAU 168 over SR71 / CHAPMAN HWY.


+35.90722, -83.84000
35°54'26" N, 83°50'24" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FAU 168 over SR71 / CHAPMAN HWY.
Structure number:47SR0710005
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:124.7 ft. [38.0 m]
Total length:225.7 ft. [68.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:46.9 ft. [14.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:50.5 ft. [15.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.4 ft. [4.7 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1974
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main span design:Box Beam or girders - Single or Spread [06]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,950 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:92.4

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201692.4Not deficientGoodGoodGood14950
March 201492.6Not deficientGoodGoodGood14440
March 201292.2Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood15580
April 201092.6Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood14360
April 200892.4Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood15060
March 200695.7Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood11360
March 200495.7Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood11380
January 200295.4Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood12390
January 200095.5Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood12010
March 199895.7Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood11480
October 199595.9Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood11030
December 199396.4Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood9500
January 199295.2Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood12880
January 199095.2Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood12880