+29.89820, -90.04376
29°53'54" N, 90°02'38" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0023 over VERRET CANAL
Structure number:022600620101701
Location:1.9 MI SOUTH OF US 90B
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Total length:140.1 ft. [42.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:82.0 ft. [25.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:87.6 ft. [26.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1975
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:2
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:26,000 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:92.8 tons [84.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:39.9 tons [36.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:96.3

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201696.3GoodGoodVery GoodGood-26000
October 201496.2GoodGoodVery GoodGood-27200
November 201293.9GoodGoodVery GoodGood-36200
December 201094.1GoodGoodVery GoodGood-34900
December 200894.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-35000
November 200779.9FairFairFairGood-43500
August 200680.0FairFairFairGood-42500
June 200580.2FairFairFairGood-41500
April 200480.2FairFairFairGood-41700
May 200280.6FairFairFairGood-39100
August 200080.3FairFairFairGood-28711
August 199978.9FairFairFairGood-37303
June 199878.9FairFairFairGood-37303
April 199693.5GoodGoodGoodGood-32092
May 199493.4GoodGoodGoodGood-30696
May 199294.1GoodGoodGoodGood-25849

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,5511,551000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.15,228015,22800
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2802562040
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach1111000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.100100000
Compression Jointlinear ft.32444600220
Elastomeric Bearingeach4444000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.282282000