LA0045 over 16 TH STREET CANAL


+29.88376, -90.09887
29°53'02" N, 90°05'56" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0045 over 16 TH STREET CANAL
Structure number:022602490101071
Location:0.8 MI SOUTH OF US 90B
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:7.9 ft. [2.4 m]
Total length:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Skew angle:12°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1973
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:35,900 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Unknown [*]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:78.9

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
October 201578.9Good7 out of 10-35900
November 201378.9Good8 out of 10-35900
November 201178.5Good7 out of 10-38100
December 200978.0Good7 out of 10-41300
December 200777.5Good7 out of 10-44000
August 200666.3Fair5 out of 10-43600
July 200566.4Fair5 out of 10-43200
March 200482.7Fair5 out of 10-46100
May 200282.9Fair5 out of 10-44400
May 200082.9Fair5 out of 10-44860
September 199884.5Fair5 out of 10-34475
July 199694.1Good7 out of 10-41645
June 199494.0Good7 out of 10-39832
May 199294.0Good7 out of 10-40080

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.1,1621,162000