+36.01000, -83.84333
36°00'36" N, 83°50'36" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I40 over LOVES CREEK
Structure number:47I00400091
Location:.7 M SE OF SR9
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:24.6 ft. [7.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1967
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: December 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:101,930 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:24% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:Moderate to major deterioration or disintegration, extensive cracking and leaching or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Minor settlement or misalignment. Noticeable scouring or erosion at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have significant distortion and deflection in one section, significant corrosion or deep pitting. [5]
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:59.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$670,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
December 201659.0Fair5 out of 10-101930
February 201559.0Fair5 out of 10-95840
February 201359.0Fair5 out of 10-104810
February 201159.0Fair5 out of 10-111420
February 200959.0Fair5 out of 10-118510
November 200659.0Fair5 out of 10-97210
January 200559.0Fair5 out of 10-97420
November 200259.0Fair5 out of 10-102750
January 200159.0Fair5 out of 10-106380
October 199859.0Fair5 out of 10-101320
February 199759.0Fair5 out of 10-90330
December 199470.0Fair6 out of 10-76050
December 199270.0Fair6 out of 10-72000
November 199070.0Fair6 out of 10-72000