+29.90780, -90.08321
29°54'28" N, 90°04'60" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:LA0018 over HARVEY CANAL
Structure number:022600630202351
Location:.05 MI EAST OF LA 3018
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:95.1 ft. [29.0 m]
Total length:211.0 ft. [64.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:
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:5
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:12,900 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:46.9 tons [42.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:30.9 tons [28.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:45.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$939,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201645.2PoorFairFairPoorSD12900
May 201544.9PoorFairFairPoorSD12900
June 201444.7PoorFairPoorPoorSD13300
June 201343.6PoorFairFairPoorSD15300
June 201243.5PoorFairFairPoorSD15600
June 201156.8FairFairFairFair-16200
May 201053.9FairFairFairFair-18600
May 200867.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-18500
November 200719.9PoorFairSeriousFairSD21500
November 200619.9PoorFairSeriousFairSD20900
June 200519.9PoorFairSeriousFairSD20200
June 200419.9PoorFairSeriousFairSD20800
April 200319.9PoorFairSeriousFairSD20100
May 200019.9PoorFairSeriousFairSD18091
May 199856.3FairSatisfactoryFairFair-17868
December 199658.4FairFairFairFair-11897
September 199558.7FairFairFairFair-11550
October 199458.8FairFairFairFair-11279
May 199344.7PoorFairPoorFairSD13946
May 199245.4PoorFairPoorFairSD12494