+29.94616, -89.97181
29°56'46" N, 89°58'19" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0039 over DRAIN CANAL
Structure number:024400463202371
Location:2.37 MI NORTH OF LA 36
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:5.9 ft. [1.8 m]
Total length:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:82.0 ft. [25.0 m]
Skew angle:40°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1967
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:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:26,100 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Unknown [*]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:65.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$223,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
February 201765.4Fair6 out of 10FO26100
February 201565.4Fair6 out of 10FO26100
March 201366.0Fair6 out of 10FO24900
March 201164.7Fair6 out of 10FO27600
April 200963.0Fair6 out of 10FO32400
April 200854.0Fair5 out of 10FO34900
May 200754.0Fair5 out of 10FO48500
January 200654.0Fair5 out of 10FO46200
June 200454.0Fair5 out of 10FO42800
June 200354.0Fair5 out of 10FO40000
May 200054.0Fair5 out of 10FO39395
May 199864.0Good7 out of 10FO37602
October 199564.0Fair6 out of 10FO36142
December 199364.0Good7 out of 10FO33057
October 199166.0Good7 out of 10FO43894

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.432043200