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LA0310 over BAYOU LAFOURCHE

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.

Map

Coordinates:
+29.57031, -90.38056
29°34'13" N, 90°22'50" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0310 over BAYOU LAFOURCHE
Structure number:022908292000011
Location:.01 MI EAST OF LA 1
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:84.0 ft. [25.6 m]
Total length:234.9 ft. [71.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:18.4 ft. [5.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.6 ft. [7.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:3280.7 ft. [999.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1953
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 9 / H 10 [1]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Swing [17]
Deck type:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2013

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:6,900 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Critical [2 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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 minimum criteria [6]
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:4.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,033,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2013PoorPoorCriticalFair69004.0
August 2011PoorPoorPoorFair85004.0
February 2011PoorPoorPoorFair85004.0
November 2009PoorPoorPoorFair86004.0
October 2008FairFairSatisfactoryFair1000018.3
September 2007FairFairSatisfactoryFair990018.3
August 2005FairFairSatisfactoryFair1040018.3
March 2004FairFairSatisfactoryFair1020018.3
May 2002PoorFairPoorFair109006.0
October 1999PoorFairPoorFair87076.0
March 1998PoorFairPoorFair87076.0
August 1997PoorFairPoorFair87076.0
July 1996PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair91836.0
December 1995PoorSeriousPoorFair89162.0
September 1994PoorSeriousSatisfactoryFair870714.3
January 1994PoorSeriousSatisfactoryFair847314.3
March 1993PoorSeriousSatisfactoryFair762914.3
April 1992PoorSeriousSatisfactoryFair762914.3