+29.92680, -90.03925
29°55'36" N, 90°02'21" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Structure number:022602830900002
Location:1.4 MI WEST OF LA 23
Purpose:Carries highway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Tolls:Yes, on Interstate toll segment under Secretarial Agreement [4]
Length of largest span:375.0 ft. [114.3 m]
Total length:29033.6 ft. [8849.0 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: November 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:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:72.8 tons [66.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:42.9 tons [39.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:50.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$147,192,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201650.0PoorFairFairSeriousSD39120
December 201552.0PoorFairFairSeriousSD39120
December 201452.0PoorFairFairSeriousSD54420
December 201352.0PoorFairFairSeriousSD53820
December 201252.0PoorFairFairSeriousSD54960
December 201152.0PoorFair-SeriousSD55980
July 200897.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-49140
June 200697.0GoodGoodGoodVery Good-51060
August 200297.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-49920
July 199895.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-47802
December 199495.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-35016
August 199496.0GoodVery GoodGoodGood-33996
November 199296.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-51067
August 198997.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-51067

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.2,3802,380000
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.109,900109,900000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.1,683,3901,617,94065,45000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.6635361000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.5757000
Reinforced Concrete Pileeach4646000
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.11,63011,39000240
Pourable Jointlinear ft.270270000
Compression Jointlinear ft.1,03528500750
Assembly with Sealeach108108000
Elastomeric Bearingeach1,7341,734000
Movable Bearingeach20200
Fixed Bearingeach212212000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.49,57049,570000
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.8,56208,56200
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.21,89621,896000