FAU 3580 over BRANCH


+35.04556, -85.16333
35°02'44" N, 85°09'48" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FAU 3580 over BRANCH
Structure number:33S43410011
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1950
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans 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:20,180 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:5% 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:84.2

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
June 201584.2Good7 out of 10-20180
June 201381.2Fair6 out of 10-20180
June 201182.2Fair6 out of 10-20180
May 200981.2Fair6 out of 10-20180
June 200781.2Fair6 out of 10-20180
May 200582.9Fair6 out of 10-16120
May 200382.9Fair6 out of 10-16120
May 200179.7Fair6 out of 10-23890
April 199982.3Fair6 out of 10-17390
August 199781.0Fair6 out of 10-20580
April 199583.2Good7 out of 10-15410
May 199382.8Good7 out of 10-16200
June 199183.5Good7 out of 10-14540