+29.88531, -89.99460
29°53'07" N, 89°59'41" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:LA0406 over PLANTER'S CANAL
Structure number:023808380301711
Location:1.71 MI NORTH OF LA 23
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.3 ft. [12.9 m]
Skew angle:60°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1977
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:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,600 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:74.2 tons [67.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:44.6 tons [40.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:84.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201584.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-10600
October 201384.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-10700
November 201184.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-9600
December 200984.1GoodGoodGoodGood-9800
December 200785.6GoodGoodGoodGood-8800
January 200684.9GoodGoodGoodGood-9300
February 200484.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-9300
May 200084.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-9285
May 199884.8GoodGoodGoodGood-9358
April 199685.1GoodGoodGoodGood-9175
May 199485.7GoodGoodGoodGood-8776
May 199284.0GoodGoodGoodGood-10007