+29.86767, -90.00305
29°52'04" N, 90°00'11" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Structure number:023800620201142
Location:.3 MI SOUTH OF LA 428
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:28.5 ft. [8.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.5 ft. [10.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1955
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:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:19,860 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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 corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:72.8 tons [66.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:43.9 tons [39.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:70.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$456,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 201770.0FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO19860
April 201570.0FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO19860
August 201370.0FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO23460
September 201181.0FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO24960
November 201070.0FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO24480
December 200970.0FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO19674
December 200870.0FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO23400
November 200770.0FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO22920
August 200670.0FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO21120
September 200570.0FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO20820
May 200470.0FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO20520
July 200370.0FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO20220
May 200056.5FairGoodFairSatisfactoryFO19674
May 199855.5FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO17937
June 199566.5FairGoodSatisfactoryGoodFO17241
August 199366.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO17411
September 199166.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO15329

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.450045000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.2,52002,52000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8484000
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach1001000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.6464000
Movable Bearingeach3000300
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.180018000