FAU 3588 NBL over SR-153


+35.13056, -85.24444
35°07'50" N, 85°14'40" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAU 3588 NBL over SR-153
Structure number:33SR1530029
Location:2.4 MI.N.OF TN.RIVER
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:50.9 ft. [15.5 m]
Total length:184.1 ft. [56.1 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:17.7 ft. [5.4 m]
Skew angle:23°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1954
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:29,850 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:83.2 tons [75.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:60.6
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$751,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 201560.6FairFairSatisfactoryFairFO29850
April 201360.6FairFairSatisfactoryFairFO29850
April 201162.6FairFairSatisfactoryFairFO29850
April 200962.6FairFairSatisfactoryFairFO29850
March 200759.6FairFairSatisfactoryFairFO29850
April 200559.6FairFairSatisfactoryFairFO30630
April 200371.0FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO31110
March 200169.0PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySD30170
February 199966.9PoorSeriousSatisfactorySatisfactorySD30730
May 199764.7PoorSeriousSatisfactorySatisfactorySD30770
March 199565.5PoorSeriousSatisfactorySatisfactorySD31430
March 199366.1PoorSeriousSatisfactorySatisfactorySD26000
February 199154.0PoorSeriousGoodGoodSD25940

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.36820016800
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.3,3123,312000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.141954600
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1381211700
Pourable Jointlinear ft.138138000
Movable Bearingeach1616000
Fixed Bearingeach1212000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1841671700