+29.92680, -90.03925
29°55'36" N, 90°02'21" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Structure number:022602830900001
Location:1.4 MI WEST OF LA 23
Purpose:Carries highway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:375.0 ft. [114.3 m]
Total length:29032.3 ft. [8848.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:52.2 ft. [15.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:54.8 ft. [16.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:95.1 ft. [29.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1987
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 continuous [4]
Main spans design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:39,120 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:68.9 tons [62.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:68.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$147,186,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201668.0PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD39120
October 201570.0PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD39120
November 201453.0PoorSatisfactoryFairSeriousSD54420
December 201353.0PoorSatisfactoryFairSeriousSD53820
December 201253.0PoorSatisfactoryFairSeriousSD54960
December 201153.0PoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySeriousSD55980
July 200897.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-49140
June 200697.0GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-51060
August 200297.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-49920
July 199895.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-47802
December 199495.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-35016
August 199496.0GoodGoodGoodGood-33996
November 199296.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-51067
August 198997.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-51067