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FAU 3604 over FRIAR BRANCH

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Coordinates:
+35.05855, -85.17043
35°03'31" N, 85°10'14" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAU 3604 over FRIAR BRANCH
Structure number:33M36040001
Location:IN CHATTANOOGA
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Total length:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1976
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:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Corrugated Steel [6]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:3,420 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Critical [2 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:3.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,066,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2016PoorPoorCriticalFair34203.4
March 2016PoorPoorSeriousFair34203.4
May 2013PoorPoorCriticalSatisfactory342016.5
May 2011PoorPoorSeriousSatisfactory342019.6
May 2009PoorFairPoorSatisfactory342041.0
May 2007PoorFairPoorSatisfactory342041.0
May 2005FairFairFairSatisfactory289060.0
June 2003FairFairFairSatisfactory289060.0
May 2001FairFairFairSatisfactory296060.0
April 1999FairFairFairSatisfactory222069.4
August 1997FairFairFairSatisfactory187070.5
April 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory225081.5
May 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory152082.6
June 1991GoodGoodGoodGood132085.3