FAU 3578 over BRANCH


+35.00333, -85.23333
35°00'12" N, 85°13'60" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:11,210 [as of 2016]
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 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]
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]
Operating rating:39.6 tons [36.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.7 tons [24.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:89.9

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
May 201589.9Good7 out of 10-11210
May 201397.5Good7 out of 10-11210
May 201198.5Good7 out of 10-11210
May 200999.5Good7 out of 10-11210
May 200799.5Good7 out of 10-11210
May 200599.3Good7 out of 10-15540
June 200399.3Good7 out of 10-15540
May 200199.5Good7 out of 10-11350
April 199999.0Good7 out of 10-10650
July 199798.9Good7 out of 10-12050
April 199599.1Good7 out of 10-11850
May 199399.1Good7 out of 10-12160
June 199196.1Good7 out of 10-11500