I0010 over VET MEM HWY


+30.00538, -90.20839
30°00'19" N, 90°12'30" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I0010 over VET MEM HWY
Structure number:022604501503821
Location:1.8 MI EAST OF LA 49
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:2620.2 ft. [798.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1967
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:30
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: January 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:84,720 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
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:80.9 tons [73.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.9 tons [35.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:52.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$10,218,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
January 201752.0PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD84720
January 201652.0PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD84720
January 201552.0PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD84600
February 201452.0PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD59040
February 201352.0PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD59040
February 201252.0PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD59040
February 201152.0PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD59880
January 201052.0PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD61740
January 200952.0PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD62880
November 200768.0FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO87420
September 200668.0FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO85740
March 200552.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD75000
May 200065.8FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO64028
February 199865.8FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO65515
January 199578.8GoodGoodGoodGood-66706
July 199278.8FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-68155
March 199078.8FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-68155

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.11,993011,99300
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.77,02877,028000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.3023700
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.100524080
Reinforced Concrete Pileeach212212000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2,39202,0623300
Pourable Jointlinear ft.1,20201,20200
Compression Jointlinear ft.1,38642001,344
Elastomeric Bearingeach394394000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.5,0425,042000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.28,85421,2947,56000