FAU 3789 over RL-HEISKELL AVE. / I275


+35.99111, -83.95167
35°59'28" N, 83°57'06" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAU 3789 over RL-HEISKELL AVE. / I275
Structure number:47I02750011
Location:0.6 MI S. OF SHARPS GAP
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:55.1 ft. [16.8 m]
Total length:273.3 ft. [83.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.4 ft. [11.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:47.2 ft. [14.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.4 ft. [4.7 m]
Skew angle:24°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:6
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: December 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:11,480 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:46.5 tons [42.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:27.7 tons [25.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:59.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,845,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201659.8PoorFairFairPoorSD11480
December 201459.8PoorFairFairPoorSD11480
December 201259.8PoorFairFairPoorSD11480
January 201157.8PoorFairFairPoorSD11480
December 200874.3FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO11480
November 200673.7FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO16030
November 200473.7FairFairFairSatisfactoryFO15990
September 200292.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO16960
September 200092.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO18320
December 199891.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO16150
September 199691.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO12690
December 199491.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO15210
October 199391.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO15400
August 199248.2PoorFairSeriousSatisfactorySD16060
October 199048.2PoorFairSeriousSatisfactorySD16060