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FAU 2 over CHATTANOOGA CREEK&CSX RR

Map

Coordinates:
+35.02282, -85.31920
35°01'22" N, 85°19'09" 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:19.7 ft. [6.0 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]
Sufficiency rating:85.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2016GoodGoodGoodGood2596085.0
November 2014GoodGoodGoodGood2329085.0
November 2012FairGoodSatisfactoryFair2293071.0
November 2010FairGoodSatisfactoryFair2413071.0
November 2008FairGoodSatisfactoryFair2287071.0
November 2006FairGoodSatisfactoryFair2514071.0
January 2005FairGoodSatisfactoryFair2844067.9
January 2003FairGoodSatisfactoryFair2788067.9
November 2000FairGoodSatisfactoryFair2861067.9
October 1998FairGoodSatisfactoryFair2813067.9
November 1996FairGoodSatisfactoryFair2877071.0
December 1994FairGoodSatisfactoryFair2839071.0
December 1992FairGoodSatisfactoryFair2700071.0
January 1991FairGoodGoodFair2536071.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 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