+35.89250, -83.95306
35°53'33" N, 83°57'11" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FAP 115 RL over KNOBS CREEK
Structure number:47SR1150003
Location:1.4 MI N. OF BLOUNT CO. L
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Total length:162.4 ft. [49.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:28.2 ft. [8.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.5 ft. [10.5 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1962
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:Prestressed concrete continuous [6]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:51,560 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:45.5 tons [41.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:27.7 tons [25.2 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:64.7
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge or other major structure without deck rehabilitation or replacement [33]
Estimated cost of work:$587,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
February 201664.7Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory51560
February 201465.3Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood47010
February 201265.5Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood46130
March 201072.9Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood41270
April 200874.3Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood46520
March 200674.1Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood48060
February 200474.7Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood42940
November 200175.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood45850
December 199975.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood44030
April 199875.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood47510
October 199576.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood48960
May 199476.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory45820
February 199276.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory46890
February 199076.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory46890