FAU 4144 over BRANCH


+35.00722, -85.11972
35°00'26" N, 85°07'11" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAU 4144 over BRANCH
Structure number:330E2720001
Location:6 MI GA TN ST LI
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1981
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Corrugated Steel [6]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,930 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Operating rating:31.7 tons [28.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:22.8 tons [20.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:50.9
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge or other major structure without deck rehabilitation or replacement [33]
Estimated cost of work:$167,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201550.9FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO1930
June 201350.9FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO1930
June 201156.7FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO1930
May 200956.7FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO1930
May 200756.7FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO1930
June 200555.3FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO3390
June 200360.0FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO3390
May 200161.1FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO2120
May 199960.3FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO1800
June 199756.0FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO1510
April 199568.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO1820
May 199368.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO1910
June 199173.2FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO2500