+36.00694, -83.83444
36°00'25" N, 83°50'04" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I40 over LOVES CREEK
Structure number:47I00400097
Location:2.4 M NW 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:38.7 ft. [11.8 m]
Skew angle:32°
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:3
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:70,030 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:26% 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:98.0 tons [89.1 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:$760,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
December 201670.0Fair6 out of 10-70030
February 201570.0Fair6 out of 10-66140
February 201370.0Fair6 out of 10-72040
February 201170.0Fair6 out of 10-84110
February 200970.0Fair6 out of 10-90900
November 200670.0Fair6 out of 10-69160
January 200570.0Fair6 out of 10-69900
November 200270.0Fair6 out of 10-75160
January 200170.0Fair6 out of 10-77310
October 199870.0Fair6 out of 10-69460
February 199770.0Fair6 out of 10-60450
January 199570.0Fair6 out of 10-41940
December 199270.0Fair6 out of 10-50800
November 199070.0Fair6 out of 10-50800