I24 over BROWN'S FERRY (FAU 3622)


+35.02722, -85.36361
35°01'38" N, 85°21'49" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I24 over BROWN'S FERRY (FAU 3622)
Structure number:33I00240007
Location:4.2 MI E OF GA STATE LINE
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:77.1 ft. [23.5 m]
Total length:139.1 ft. [42.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:36.4 ft. [11.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:44.6 ft. [13.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.7 ft. [4.8 m]
Skew angle:35°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1964
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:68,260 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:17% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:53.5 tons [48.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:23.8 tons [21.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:59.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,478,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201659.3FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO68260
August 201459.0FairSatisfactoryFairGoodFO72070
August 201259.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO70210
August 201072.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO74100
August 200872.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO74370
August 200672.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO74600
October 200472.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO70980
June 200272.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO69200
August 200069.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO62320
July 199869.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO61170
June 199683.3FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO44410
July 199484.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO44130
July 199284.9FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO37000
September 199084.9FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO37000