+29.86940, -90.59540
29°52'10" N, 90°35'43" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0307 over BAYOU BOEUF
Structure number:022908291510171
Location:9.2 MI NORTH OF LA 182
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:78.1 ft. [23.8 m]
Total length:277.9 ft. [84.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:55.8 ft. [17.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1976
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Lift [15]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,600 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:68.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,200,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory260068.7
February 2015FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory260068.7
March 2013FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory103072.5
March 2011FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory96075.7
March 2009FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory96075.7
January 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood112073.3
June 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory128072.9
May 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory130072.8
March 1998GoodGoodGoodGood61776.5
May 1995GoodGoodGoodVery Good58276.6
June 1993GoodGoodGoodVery Good44376.9
March 1992GoodGoodGoodVery Good50376.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.156156000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,4741,474000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.468468000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,7781,778000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.192192000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,3441,344000
Prestressed Concrete Columneach4646000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach4444000
Steel Column Tower/Trestlelinear ft.168168000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,6801,680000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7070000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.396386640
Open Grid Decksq. ft.1,8721,872000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,5526,552000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.21620100960
Open Jointlinear ft.4848000
Fixed Bearingeach44000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.156156000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.780780000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.400400000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.4,8003,90090000