+35.01167, -85.38833
35°00'42" N, 85°23'18" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAU 38 over BLACK CREEK
Structure number:33SR0380003
Location:0.74 MI. S OF SR-2 JCT.
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.5 ft. [10.2 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1933
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:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,440 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:57.4 tons [52.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:60.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$539,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
November 201660.0Fair6 out of 10-4440
November 201452.5Good7 out of 10-4280
November 201249.5Fair5 out of 10-3860
November 201049.5Fair5 out of 10-3780
November 200849.5Fair5 out of 10-3900
December 200649.5Fair5 out of 10-4500
January 200549.5Fair5 out of 10-4370
October 200249.5Fair5 out of 10-4180
October 200049.5Fair5 out of 10-4060
October 199849.5Fair5 out of 10-3560
January 199748.5Fair5 out of 10-3280
April 199549.0Fair5 out of 10-2820
April 199348.5Fair5 out of 10-3420
January 199153.4Good7 out of 10-3720