+35.93667, -84.01000
35°56'12" N, 84°00'36" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I40 over FOURTH CREEK
Structure number:47I00400027
Location:NORTH OF I40
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Total length:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Skew angle:25°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:188,950 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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: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:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:70.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$719,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
October 201670.0Fair6 out of 10-188950
November 201470.0Fair6 out of 10-179850
November 201270.0Fair6 out of 10-177680
November 201070.0Fair6 out of 10-172200
December 200870.0Fair6 out of 10-172680
November 200682.0GoodN out of 10-146430
January 200570.0Fair6 out of 10-145640
November 200259.0Fair5 out of 10-144990
November 200070.0Fair6 out of 10-134780
October 199870.0Fair6 out of 10-149510
October 199670.0Fair6 out of 10-149870
November 199470.0Fair6 out of 10-113580
October 199270.0Fair6 out of 10-109410
October 199070.0Fair6 out of 10-109410