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LA0302 over BAYOU BARATARIA

Map

Coordinates:
+29.73291, -90.12830
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:6.6 ft. [2.0 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]
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

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017PoorSatisfactoryPoorSerious8709.0
February 2016PoorSatisfactoryPoorSerious8709.0
February 2014PoorSatisfactoryPoorSerious8709.0
February 2013PoorSatisfactoryFairSerious8609.0
February 2012PoorSatisfactoryFairSerious8109.0
February 2011PoorSatisfactoryFairSerious8809.0
January 2010PoorSatisfactoryFairSerious8809.0
January 2009PoorFairFairSerious10208.0
November 2007PoorFairFairPoor119013.3
November 2006PoorFairFairPoor125013.3
May 2005PoorFairFairPoor123013.3
April 2004PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor127014.3
April 2003PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor125014.3
May 2000PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor96614.3
May 1999FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory168129.3
February 1998FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory168129.3
July 1996FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory92429.3
July 1995FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory89729.3
August 1994FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory87529.3
July 1993FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory87829.3
June 1992FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory110829.3
June 1990FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory110839.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,07686121500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,7657075002,5580
Steel Stringerlinear ft.2,3213212,00000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8,1242,1242,0004,0000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.6,7076,6921500
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.422106300160
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1005025250
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.42512530000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,0182,41806000
Steel Gusset Plateeach6464000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.256256000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.2020000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.82661150
Steel Pileeach90207000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.20020080100
Timber Pileeach1286452336
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.63029503350
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,92488404,0400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.3002860140
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.225225000
Open Jointlinear ft.5050000
Deck
Timber Decksq. ft.5,27505,27500
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach106201040
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.106204856
Other Bearingeach11000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.9609204000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,8014,801000