LA0024 over BAYOU BLUE


+29.54363, -90.40404
29°32'37" N, 90°24'15" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0024 over BAYOU BLUE
Structure number:022900650102201
Location:2.2 MI WEST OF LA 1
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Total length:325.1 ft. [99.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1979
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:13
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,600 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:65.9 tons [59.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:39.9 tons [36.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:83.9

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201683.9FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-7600
August 201483.9FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory-7300
September 201283.9FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory-7000
October 201083.9FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory-6500
November 200883.9GoodGoodGoodGood-6300
October 200684.3GoodGoodGoodGood-5500
June 200485.4GoodGoodGoodGood-5100
March 200285.4FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory-5100
August 199988.3GoodGoodVery GoodGood-4421
February 199688.7GoodGoodVery GoodGood-4292
March 199490.8GoodGoodVery GoodGood-3489
March 199289.5GoodGoodVery GoodGood-3956