+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

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.110110000
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach1515000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.138013800
Pourable Jointlinear ft.230023000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.160160000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.3,6803,680000