FAS 173 over BRANCH


+36.18345, -82.25688
36°11'00" N, 82°15'25" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAS 173 over BRANCH
Structure number:86S23790003
Location:1.8 M SW OF CARTER CO LN
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1955
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,490 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:83.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
November 2018Fair6 out of 10149083.8
November 2016Fair6 out of 10134080.8
November 2014Fair6 out of 10128080.9
January 2013Fair6 out of 10137096.5
January 2011Fair6 out of 10137096.5
February 2009Fair6 out of 10130096.5
February 2007Fair6 out of 1095096.6
April 2005Fair6 out of 10118096.6
March 2003Fair6 out of 10101096.6
February 2001Fair6 out of 10115096.6
February 1999Fair6 out of 1098096.6
February 1997Fair6 out of 10110095.6
March 1995Fair6 out of 10100093.6
January 1993Fair6 out of 10123093.5
May 1991Fair6 out of 10123094.5