FAU 3594 over BRANCH


+35.13417, -85.30500
35°08'03" N, 85°18'18" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAU 3594 over BRANCH
Structure number:33M35940001
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:62.7 ft. [19.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:63.3 ft. [19.3 m]
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:Steel [3]
Main span design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,240 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Operating rating:39.6 tons [36.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.7 tons [24.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:89.4

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
June 201589.4Good7 out of 10-1240
June 201389.4Good7 out of 10-1240
June 201189.4Good7 out of 10-1240
May 200989.4Good7 out of 10-1240
May 200789.4Good7 out of 10-1240
June 200589.3Good7 out of 10-3590
June 200389.3Good7 out of 10-3590
May 200189.4Good7 out of 10-1260
April 199988.3Good7 out of 10-1700
June 199788.4Good7 out of 10-1050
April 199588.4Fair6 out of 10-980
April 199388.4Fair6 out of 10-740
June 199188.4Fair6 out of 10-640