FAU 3578 over BRANCH


+35.00353, -85.23333
35°00'13" N, 85°13'60" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAU 3578 over BRANCH
Structure number:33L35780001
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Total length:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1970
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:11,210 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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: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]
Sufficiency rating:89.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
May 2017Good7 out of 101121089.9
May 2015Good7 out of 101121089.9
May 2013Good7 out of 101121097.5
May 2011Good7 out of 101121098.5
May 2009Good7 out of 101121099.5
May 2007Good7 out of 101121099.5
May 2005Good7 out of 101554099.3
June 2003Good7 out of 101554099.3
May 2001Good7 out of 101135099.5
April 1999Good7 out of 101065099.0
July 1997Good7 out of 101205098.9
April 1995Good7 out of 101185099.1
May 1993Good7 out of 101216099.1
June 1991Good7 out of 101150096.1