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W VIRTUE ST over GUICHARD CANAL

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Coordinates:
+29.95806, -89.96531
29°57'29" N, 89°57'55" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:W VIRTUE ST over GUICHARD CANAL
Structure number:024429573895781
Location:0.35 MI NORTH OF LA 47
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Total length:57.1 ft. [17.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:28.2 ft. [8.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1987
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Critical [2 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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 with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:39.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$220,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017PoorGoodGoodCritical-39.0
February 2015PoorGoodGoodCritical-39.0
March 2013PoorGoodGoodCritical-39.0
March 2011PoorGoodGoodPoor-65.0
March 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-81.0
March 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-92.0
April 2005FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-92.0
April 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-92.0
May 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodFair-81.0
January 2000FairSatisfactoryGoodFair-81.0
September 1997FairSatisfactoryGoodFair-81.0
August 1995FairSatisfactoryGoodFair-80.0
October 1993FairSatisfactoryGoodFair-82.0
October 1991FairSatisfactoryGoodFair-82.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Substructure
Timber Columneach2424000
Timber Abutmentlinear ft.6060000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.112112000
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.112112000
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.116116000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.1,6241,624000