FAU 3556 350045W over CSX RR & SOUTHERN RR


+35.05722, -85.27361
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:22.3 ft. [6.8 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 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:16,300 [as of 2016]
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 minimum criteria [6]
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: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

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201547.1PoorPoorPoorPoorSD16300
June 201347.1PoorPoorPoorFairSD16300
January 201247.1PoorPoorPoorFairSD16300
June 200947.1PoorPoorPoorFairSD16300
July 200747.1PoorFairPoorFairSD16300
July 200560.4FairFairFairFairFO19740
July 200360.4FairFairFairFairFO19740
June 200160.5FairFairFairFairFO18770
April 199958.4FairFairFairFairFO15770
February 199757.4FairFairFairFairFO22300
October 199459.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO17950
April 199359.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO16170
June 199159.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO16630