FAU 3546 over TN RIVER, A231, & A267


+35.06083, -85.30167
35°03'39" N, 85°18'06" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FAU 3546 over TN RIVER, A231, & A267
Structure number:33035460001
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:420.0 ft. [128.0 m]
Total length:2618.2 ft. [798.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:90.9 ft. [27.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:92.9 ft. [28.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1984
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:19,270 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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]
Underclearances 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 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:93.2

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201793.2FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO19270
June 201593.2FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO19270
June 201393.4FairGoodGoodSatisfactoryFO17820
June 201191.0GoodVery GoodGoodVery GoodFO20270
July 200990.6FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO22840
June 200789.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO27910
June 200595.4FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-18180
July 200394.6FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-24240
July 200194.7FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-23490
June 199993.3FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-26220
July 199794.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-20880
June 199593.1GoodGoodGoodGood-25850
March 199393.5GoodGoodGoodGood-23000
March 199195.9GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-20710