+35.89250, -83.95306
35°53'33" N, 83°57'11" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FAP 115 RL over KNOBS CREEK
Structure number:47SR1150003
Location:1.4 MI N. OF BLOUNT CO. L
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Total length:162.4 ft. [49.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:28.2 ft. [8.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.5 ft. [10.5 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1962
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:Prestressed concrete continuous [6]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:51,560 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:45.5 tons [41.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:27.7 tons [25.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:64.7
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge or other major structure without deck rehabilitation or replacement [33]
Estimated cost of work:$587,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201664.7FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO51560
February 201465.3FairFairGoodGoodFO47010
February 201265.5FairFairGoodGoodFO46130
March 201072.9FairFairGoodGoodFO41270
April 200874.3FairFairGoodGoodFO46520
March 200674.1FairFairGoodGoodFO48060
February 200474.7FairFairGoodGoodFO42940
November 200175.5FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO45850
December 199975.7FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO44030
April 199875.3FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO47510
October 199576.3FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO48960
May 199476.6FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO45820
February 199276.5FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO46890
February 199076.5FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO46890