FAU 3556 350045W over CSX RR & SOUTHERN RR


+35.05735, -85.27362
35°03'26" N, 85°16'25" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAU 3556 350045W over CSX RR & SOUTHERN RR
Structure number:33035560004
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Total length:818.0 ft. [249.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1954
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:17
Main spans material:Steel [3]
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: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:16,300 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:47.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$10,111,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017PoorPoorPoorPoor1630047.1
June 2015PoorPoorPoorPoor1630047.1
June 2013PoorPoorPoorFair1630047.1
January 2012PoorPoorPoorFair1630047.1
June 2009PoorPoorPoorFair1630047.1
July 2007PoorFairPoorFair1630047.1
July 2005FairFairFairFair1974060.4
July 2003FairFairFairFair1974060.4
June 2001FairFairFairFair1877060.5
April 1999FairFairFairFair1577058.4
February 1997FairFairFairFair2230057.4
October 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1795059.7
April 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1617059.9
June 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1663059.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,2763,276000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.25,38925,389000
Steel Columneach6464000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7070000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.432432000
Elastomeric Bearingeach3232000
Fixed Bearingeach6464000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.819819000