+29.94161, -90.16622
29°56'30" N, 90°09'58" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Structure number:022600060100001
Location:.01 MI SOUTH OF LA 48
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:790.1 ft. [240.8 m]
Total length:2381.0 ft. [725.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:84.0 ft. [25.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:125.0 ft. [38.1 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:152.9 ft. [46.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1936
Year reconstructed:2013
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:36,900 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Operating rating:40.3 tons [36.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:31.0 tons [28.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:63.2

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201563.2FairGoodFairSatisfactory-36900
December 201346.2GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-36900
December 201133.2GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodSD46300
December 200733.2GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodSD48000
December 200633.2GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodSD52800
December 200433.2GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodSD50800
November 200233.2GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodSD50500
December 199833.2GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodSD45902
December 199532.2PoorPoorVery GoodVery GoodSD45236
December 199432.2PoorPoorVery GoodVery GoodSD49374
December 199232.2PoorPoorVery GoodVery GoodSD47881
December 198932.2PoorPoorVery GoodVery GoodSD47881