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FAP 153 over UNDER TVA BRIDGE (SR153)

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Coordinates:
+35.10903, -85.22925
35°06'33" N, 85°13'45" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAP 153 over UNDER TVA BRIDGE (SR153)
Structure number:33SR1530021
Location:CHICKAMAUGA DAM
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:191.9 ft. [58.5 m]
Year built:1954
Main span material:Steel continuous [4]
Main span design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:41,342 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:54.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair4134254.0
November 2014FairGoodGoodFair4930254.0
November 2012GoodGoodGoodGood4923578.0
November 1998GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good4150079.4
November 1994GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good4150078.0
November 1992GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good4290078.0
April 1991GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good4290079.0