FAU 4427 over BRANCH


+35.20218, -85.16012
35°12'08" N, 85°09'36" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
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: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,520 [as of 2018]
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 is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
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]
Sufficiency rating:94.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
May 2017Fair6 out of 10752094.6
June 2015Fair6 out of 10752087.1
June 2013Fair6 out of 10752087.1
June 2011Good7 out of 10752087.1
May 2009Fair6 out of 10752086.1
May 2007Fair6 out of 10752086.1
June 2005Fair6 out of 10752086.1
June 2003Fair6 out of 10752086.1
May 2001Fair6 out of 10597086.2
March 1999Fair6 out of 10548085.9
May 1997Fair6 out of 10485086.0
April 1995Fair6 out of 10442786.1
May 1993Fair6 out of 10478086.1
May 1991Fair6 out of 10432086.1