+35.07117, -89.85556
35°04'16" N, 89°51'20" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAU 385 over HOWARD CREEK
Structure number:79SR3850065
Location:1.6 MI W OF I240 JCT
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:102.0 ft. [31.1 m]
Total length:567.9 ft. [173.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:113.9 ft. [34.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:118.1 ft. [36.0 m]
Skew angle:29°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1996
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:6
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:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:122,530 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:72.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodFair12253072.2
March 2015GoodGoodVery GoodGood12232083.2
March 2013GoodGoodVery GoodGood11550083.2
April 2011GoodGoodVery GoodGood11176083.2
June 2009FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood11219084.2
September 2007GoodGoodVery GoodGood11628083.2
September 2005GoodGoodVery GoodGood11748082.2
October 2003GoodGoodVery GoodGood10498082.2
October 2001GoodGoodVery GoodGood9790084.2
March 2000GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good8248084.2
March 1998GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good7641084.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.8,5208,517300
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.67,02464,9642,06000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach3030000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2402093100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.589589000
Elastomeric Bearingeach105105000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,7041,42927500