+35.01778, -85.28028
35°01'04" N, 85°16'49" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:FAU 3573 over SMALL BRANCH
Structure number:33035730001
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:11.2 ft. [3.4 m]
Total length:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:70.5 ft. [21.5 m]
Skew angle:48°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1970
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,360 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:39.6 tons [36.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.7 tons [24.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:87.4

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
May 201587.4Good7 out of 10-7360
May 201387.4Good7 out of 10-7360
May 201187.4Good7 out of 10-7360
June 200984.4Good7 out of 10-7360
June 200784.4Good7 out of 10-7360
May 200584.4Good7 out of 10-7360
May 200384.4Good7 out of 10-7360
April 200184.1Good7 out of 10-8150
May 199978.5Good7 out of 10-7620
August 199778.2Good7 out of 10-8290
April 199577.6Good7 out of 10-9770
May 199378.9Good7 out of 10-6820
June 199179.4Good7 out of 10-5700