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LA0302 over BAYOU BARATARIA

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Coordinates:
+29.73286, -90.12827
29°43'58" N, 90°07'42" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0302 over BAYOU BARATARIA
Structure number:022608263900071
Location:.07 MI EAST OF LA 3257
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:208.0 ft. [63.4 m]
Total length:522.0 ft. [159.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:6.9 ft. [2.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1948
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Swing [17]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:870 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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 is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:37.0 tons [33.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:15.0 tons [13.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:9.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,145,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 20179.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorSeriousSD870
February 20169.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorSeriousSD870
February 20149.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorSeriousSD870
February 20139.0PoorSatisfactoryFairSeriousSD860
February 20129.0PoorSatisfactoryFairSeriousSD810
February 20119.0PoorSatisfactoryFairSeriousSD880
January 20109.0PoorSatisfactoryFairSeriousSD880
January 20098.0PoorFairFairSeriousSD1020
November 200713.3PoorFairFairPoorSD1190
November 200613.3PoorFairFairPoorSD1250
May 200513.3PoorFairFairPoorSD1230
April 200414.3PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD1270
April 200314.3PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD1250
May 200014.3PoorSatisfactoryFairPoorSD966
May 199929.3FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-1681
February 199829.3FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-1681
July 199629.3FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-924
July 199529.3FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-897
August 199429.3FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-875
July 199329.3FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-878
June 199229.3FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-1108
June 199039.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-1108

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,0761,076000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.2,3212,321000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.6,72506,72500
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.8443779566
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.425425000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.33000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.825220100
Steel Pileeach9090000
Timber Pileeach760272920
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.63028035000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.300251641110
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.225225000
Open Jointlinear ft.7573020
Deck
Timber Decksq. ft.5,27505,27500
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach106001060
Pot Bearingeach11000
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.960096000