FAU 33 730514V over TENNESSEE RIVER & 2 RTS


+35.95861, -83.91972
35°57'31" N, 83°55'11" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAU 33 730514V over TENNESSEE RIVER & 2 RTS
Structure number:47SR0330011
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:316.9 ft. [96.6 m]
Total length:1793.4 ft. [546.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:86.3 ft. [26.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:39.7 ft. [12.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1930
Year reconstructed:2014
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:6
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:43,230 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [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:77.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$56,246,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201677.0GoodGoodGoodGood-43230
February 201477.0GoodGoodGoodGood-43100
January 20142.0PoorFairPoorFairSD42560
January 201226.5PoorFairPoorFairSD42100
April 201026.5PoorFairPoorFairSD40790
April 200826.5PoorFairPoorFairSD39230
February 200627.5PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD43140
March 200424.5PoorPoorPoorFairSD43870
November 200124.5PoorPoorPoorFairSD36000
November 199924.5PoorPoorPoorFairSD18710
March 199824.5PoorPoorPoorFairSD44730
November 199524.5PoorPoorPoorFairSD19100
November 199324.5PoorPoorPoorFairSD20000
March 199242.5FairFairFairFairFO21500