+30.04059, -91.80083
30°02'26" N, 91°48'03" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0086 over B TECHE DASPIT
Structure number:032304003100241
Location:.24 MI WEST OF LA 347
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:134.8 ft. [41.1 m]
Total length:321.9 ft. [98.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:18.4 ft. [5.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Swing [17]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,690 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:40.9 tons [37.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:16.0 tons [14.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:45.8

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201645.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-1690
November 201445.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-1670
November 201248.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-1670
November 201048.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-1730
December 200848.5FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-1690
November 200645.6FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-1670
December 200445.8FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-1490
November 200246.0FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-1420
October 200046.0FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-1373
November 199846.4FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-1137
December 199646.4FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-1137
October 199446.5FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-1088
December 199246.5FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-1043
October 199046.5FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-1043

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.280280000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.980980000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.1,12801,12800
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.210210000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8077300
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach7070000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2861909600
Open Grid Decksq. ft.1,68001,68000
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.552552000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.216002160
Open Jointlinear ft.4848000
Pot Bearingeach10100
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.280280000
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.340034000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.4,32004,32000