FAU 168 over SR71 / CHAPMAN HWY.


+35.90722, -83.84000
35°54'26" N, 83°50'24" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAU 168 over SR71 / CHAPMAN HWY.
Structure number:47SR0710005
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:124.7 ft. [38.0 m]
Total length:225.7 ft. [68.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:46.9 ft. [14.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:50.5 ft. [15.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.4 ft. [4.7 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1974
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Box Beam or girders - Single or Spread [06]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,950 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:92.4

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201692.4GoodGoodGoodGood-14950
March 201492.6GoodGoodGoodGood-14440
March 201292.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-15580
April 201092.6FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-14360
April 200892.4FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-15060
March 200695.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-11360
March 200495.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-11380
January 200295.4FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-12390
January 200095.5FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-12010
March 199895.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-11480
October 199595.9FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-11030
December 199396.4FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-9500
January 199295.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-12880
January 199095.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-12880