+35.11167, -85.37000
35°06'42" N, 85°22'12" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAP 27 over SHOAL CREEK
Structure number:33SR0270003
Location:8 MI W OF SR29
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1977
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,050 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Structural 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]
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:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:82.3

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
November 201682.3Good7 out of 10-5050
November 201481.3Good7 out of 10-4740
November 201281.3Fair6 out of 10-4920
November 201084.3Fair6 out of 10-4580
January 200984.3Fair6 out of 10-4540
December 200684.3Fair6 out of 10-4560
January 200584.3Fair6 out of 10-4780
November 200284.3Fair6 out of 10-5090
December 200084.3Fair6 out of 10-5240
October 199884.3Fair6 out of 10-5330
October 199684.3Fair6 out of 10-4960
April 199584.3Fair6 out of 10-5010
February 199384.3Fair6 out of 10-4240
December 199084.3Good7 out of 10-4540