FAP 115 over SR115 /SR158&TENN. RIV.


+35.94556, -83.94694
35°56'44" N, 83°56'49" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAP 115 over SR115 /SR158&TENN. RIV.
Structure number:47SR1150009
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:323.2 ft. [98.5 m]
Total length:1179.5 ft. [359.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:129.9 ft. [39.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:136.2 ft. [41.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:56.8 ft. [17.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1990
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:52,370 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:79.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$58,126,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
January 201679.0GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO52370
January 201479.0GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO56930
January 201279.0GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO55800
January 201079.0GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO58660
May 200880.0GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO57410
March 200681.0GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO55400
March 200481.0GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO54180
December 200181.0GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO56100
December 199983.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-57520
April 199883.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-52830
November 199581.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-48050
June 199481.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-46490
February 199281.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-52170
October 199030.4PoorPoorFairFairSD52170

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.10,61510,615000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.245,210232,950012,2600
Steel Stringerlinear ft.7,0777,077000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.42,51621,256021,2600
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.175,745175,7351000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.5205101000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2982787130
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.5965811500
Assembly with Sealeach298029800
Movable Bearingeach5454000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.2,3592,359000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3,5382,818127080