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


+35.12444, -90.06722
35°07'28" 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:14.8 ft. [4.5 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]
Operating rating:52.5 tons [47.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:31.7 tons [28.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:67.6
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$701,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
January 201767.6FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO12750
March 201567.7FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO12620
February 201370.1FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO10140
March 201169.2FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO11060
May 200967.7FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO12690
July 200765.7FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO14760
August 200568.8FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO14320
August 200381.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO13060
September 200181.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO12970
February 200083.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO13950
January 199878.8FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO13520
September 199578.8FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO13520
August 199380.7FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO12320
November 199178.3FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO15150

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,8772,875200
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.17,60017,600000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.17,60017,600000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1815030
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.210210000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.3052884130
Elastomeric Bearingeach128128000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.354354000