FAU 1 over I-55 & SR-1 / I-55


+35.12467, -90.06736
35°07'29" N, 90°04'02" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAU 1 over I-55 & SR-1 / I-55
Structure number:79I00550097
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:52.2 ft. [15.9 m]
Total length:177.8 ft. [54.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:99.7 ft. [30.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:12,750 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:67.6
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$701,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2017FairSatisfactoryFairFair1275067.6
March 2015FairSatisfactoryFairFair1262067.7
February 2013FairSatisfactoryFairFair1014070.1
March 2011FairSatisfactoryFairFair1106069.2
May 2009FairSatisfactoryFairFair1269067.7
July 2007FairSatisfactoryFairFair1476065.7
August 2005FairSatisfactoryFairFair1432068.8
August 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1306081.7
September 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1297081.8
February 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1395083.0
January 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1352078.8
September 1995FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1352078.8
August 1993FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1232080.7
November 1991FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1515078.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,8802,878200
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.17,60017,596400
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.17,42416,6245003000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1815030
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.200200000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.3012851240
Elastomeric Bearingeach128128000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.7046515300