FAU 4175 over LOVE CREEK


+36.02278, -83.86000
36°01'22" N, 83°51'36" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAU 4175 over LOVE CREEK
Structure number:470A1220003
Location:E OF I640 - N OF US11
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.3 ft. [7.7 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1935
Year reconstructed:1965
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
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: May 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,950 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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 with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Operating rating:39.6 tons [36.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.7 tons [24.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:72.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$652,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
May 201672.8Good7 out of 10FO4950
May 201472.8Good7 out of 10FO4950
May 201245.3PoorN out of 10SD4950
May 201045.3PoorN out of 10SD4950
May 200845.3PoorN out of 10SD4950
May 200645.2PoorN out of 10SD5220
June 200445.2PoorN out of 10SD5240
April 200245.2PoorN out of 10SD5050
March 200044.5PoorN out of 10SD7840
July 199845.2PoorN out of 10SD5290
January 199657.9Fair5 out of 10FO4510
September 199357.9Fair5 out of 10FO4230
October 199159.9Fair5 out of 10FO4140