+35.26222, -89.92917
35°15'44" N, 89°55'45" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FAU 803 (SA 7916) over LOOSAHATCHIE RIVER
Structure number:79S81030001
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:86.0 ft. [26.2 m]
Total length:921.0 ft. [280.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:28.5 ft. [8.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1953
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2015 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:1,450 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank and embankment protection is severely undermined. River control devices have severe damage. Large deposits of debris are in the channel. [4]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:27.7 tons [25.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:17.8 tons [16.2 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:37.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$9,575,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
January 201537.7Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair1450
May 201337.7Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair1450
June 201137.7Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair1450
August 200962.7Not deficientSatisfactoryFairFair1450
August 200725.4Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair1450
July 200552.1Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair14530
July 200352.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair13980
August 200152.6Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair13840
September 199951.7Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodFair15200
June 199864.8Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood14700
November 199566.3Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory11750
October 199366.3Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory11750
December 199165.6Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory13120