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FAU 2 over CHATTANOOGA CREEK&CSX RR

Map

Coordinates:
+35.02333, -85.31833
35°01'24" N, 85°19'06" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAU 2 over CHATTANOOGA CREEK&CSX RR
Structure number:33SR0020013
Location:0.58 MI. S OF I-24 JCT.
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Total length:366.2 ft. [111.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Skew angle:12°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1968
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:7
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Box Beam or girders - Single or Spread [06]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:25,960 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:98.0 tons [89.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:85.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201685.0GoodGoodGoodGood-25960
November 201485.0GoodGoodGoodGood-23290
November 201271.0FairGoodSatisfactoryFair-22930
November 201071.0FairGoodSatisfactoryFair-24130
November 200871.0FairGoodSatisfactoryFair-22870
November 200671.0FairGoodSatisfactoryFair-25140
January 200567.9FairGoodSatisfactoryFair-28440
January 200367.9FairGoodSatisfactoryFair-27880
November 200067.9FairGoodSatisfactoryFair-28610
October 199867.9FairGoodSatisfactoryFair-28130
November 199671.0FairGoodSatisfactoryFair-28770
December 199471.0FairGoodSatisfactoryFair-28390
December 199271.0FairGoodSatisfactoryFair-27000
January 199171.0FairGoodGoodFair-25360

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.4,1403,93320700
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.29,28026,3522,92800
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach3635100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2121575050
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.4924425000
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.492004920
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach7878000
Fixed Bearingeach7878000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.732725700