FAU 4427 over BRANCH


+35.20222, -85.16000
35°12'08" N, 85°09'36" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FAU 4427 over BRANCH
Structure number:330D1270001
Location:4 MI EAST OF SR 29
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Total length:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:33.5 ft. [10.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.4 ft. [10.8 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1979
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,520 [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: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]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
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:87.1

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
June 201587.1Fair6 out of 10-7520
June 201387.1Fair6 out of 10-7520
June 201187.1Good7 out of 10-7520
May 200986.1Fair6 out of 10-7520
May 200786.1Fair6 out of 10-7520
June 200586.1Fair6 out of 10-7520
June 200386.1Fair6 out of 10-7520
May 200186.2Fair6 out of 10-5970
March 199985.9Fair6 out of 10-5480
May 199786.0Fair6 out of 10-4850
April 199586.1Fair6 out of 10-4427
May 199386.1Fair6 out of 10-4780
May 199186.1Fair6 out of 10-4320