FAU 3546 over TN RIVER- A231- & A267


+35.05390, -85.30355
35°03'14" N, 85°18'13" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAU 3546 over TN RIVER- A231- & A267
Structure number:33035460001
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:420.0 ft. [128.0 m]
Total length:2618.2 ft. [798.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:90.9 ft. [27.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:92.9 ft. [28.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1984
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: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:19,270 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Sufficiency rating:93.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1927093.2
June 2015FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1927093.2
June 2013FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1782093.4
June 2011GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good2027091.0
July 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2284090.6
June 2007FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2791089.9
June 2005FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1818095.4
July 2003FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2424094.6
July 2001FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2349094.7
June 1999FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2622093.3
July 1997FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2088094.0
June 1995GoodGoodGoodGood2585093.1
March 1993GoodGoodGoodGood2300093.5
March 1991GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good2071095.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.6,8495,4791,37000
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.9,3008,37093000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.7,4407,440000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.241,881169,31772,56400
Prestressed Concrete Decksq. ft.165,528140,69924,82900
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.764764000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.6816671400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,1141,0585600
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.1908548570
Elastomeric Bearingeach8989000
Movable Bearingeach1010000
Fixed Bearingeach2020000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.5,2422,8832,35900