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US0061 over METAIRIE RELIEF CANAL

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Coordinates:
+29.97143, -90.11696
29°58'17" N, 90°07'01" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US0061 over METAIRIE RELIEF CANAL
Structure number:023600070101702
Location:0.6 MI. WEST OF I-10
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over relief for waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Total length:133.9 ft. [40.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:50.9 ft. [15.5 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1939
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,580 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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: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:42.9 tons [39.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.0 tons [23.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:60.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$670,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
January 201760.5FairFairSatisfactoryFairFO20580
January 201660.2FairFairSatisfactoryFairFO20580
January 201570.2FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO20580
January 201470.2FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO20880
January 201370.2FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO25320
January 201262.2FairFairSatisfactoryFair-25320
January 201172.2FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-25320
January 201072.2FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-19440
January 200972.2FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-20940
December 200762.2FairFairFairFair-23640
December 200662.2FairFairFairFair-23820
August 200562.2FairFairFairFair-24720
June 200462.2FairFairFairFair-24720
May 200363.2FairSatisfactoryFairFair-27660
August 200066.9FairSatisfactoryFairFair-24947
September 199777.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-24947
May 199665.9FairFairSatisfactoryFair-24313
July 199466.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-23255
July 199366.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-21294
July 199266.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-23109
February 199166.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-23109

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,6081,608000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.10,05010,050000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1501400100
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach1212000
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.750750000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.300030000
Joints
Open Jointlinear ft.45050035050
Bearings
Fixed Bearingeach3003000
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.268026800