FAU 3556 over SR 153


+35.05417, -85.19111
35°03'15" N, 85°11'28" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FAU 3556 over SR 153
Structure number:33SR1530013
Location:OVER SR153-2MI N OF SR 2
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:57.1 ft. [17.4 m]
Total length:195.9 ft. [59.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.5 ft. [10.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.7 ft. [5.1 m]
Skew angle:26°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1961
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2017 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,900 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:5% 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:67.3 tons [61.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:75.1
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$806,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201775.1GoodGoodGoodGoodFO14900
March 201573.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO14900
March 201373.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO14900
March 201172.2FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO14900
March 200969.2PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySD14900
March 200770.0PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySD14900
April 200572.0FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO15400
March 200371.9PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySD17190
March 200169.9PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySD17260
February 199969.4PoorSeriousSatisfactorySatisfactorySD24410
May 199767.8PoorSeriousSatisfactorySatisfactorySD23600
March 199568.7PoorSeriousGoodSatisfactorySD20980
February 199369.1PoorSeriousGoodSatisfactorySD17560
January 199169.3PoorSeriousGoodGoodSD16020