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LA3073 over VERMILION RIVER

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Coordinates:
+30.16304, -92.05630
30°09'47" N, 92°03'23" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA3073 over VERMILION RIVER
Structure number:032808283901521
Location:.6 MI. WEST OF LA 3095
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:164.1 ft. [50.0 m]
Total length:404.9 ft. [123.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:70.5 ft. [21.5 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:20.7 ft. [6.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1986
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:13
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Movable - Swing [17]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:50,300 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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 desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:48.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2018FairGoodSatisfactoryFair5030048.8
September 2016PoorGoodFairPoor4950040.8
September 2014FairGoodGoodSatisfactory5160059.7
September 2012FairGoodGoodSatisfactory4440060.7
August 2010GoodGoodGoodGood4330062.7
September 2008GoodGoodGoodGood4320062.7
August 2006GoodGoodGoodGood4090063.3
October 2005PoorImminent FailureSeriousGood4690018.7
February 2005PoorImminent FailureSeriousGood4580018.7
December 2003PoorImminent FailureSeriousGood4470018.7
December 2002PoorImminent FailureSeriousGood4780018.7
December 2001PoorImminent FailureSeriousGood4411418.7
November 2000PoorImminent FailureSeriousGood4411418.7
December 1999PoorImminent FailureSeriousGood4278518.7
December 1998PoorImminent FailureSeriousGood4278518.7
December 1997PoorImminent FailureSeriousGood4278518.7
December 1996PoorImminent FailureSeriousGood3500218.7
December 1995PoorCriticalSeriousGood3431618.7
October 1994PoorSeriousPoorGood3397636.0
December 1992GoodGoodVery GoodGood2890067.2
December 1990GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good2890067.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.329329000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8,4988,498000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,4791,479000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,8496,849000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,4503,95050000
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.451451000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,9675,967000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.142137005
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach122804200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,2911,2702100
Deck
Open Grid Decksq. ft.4,2754,275000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.18,02018,020000
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.637063700
Open Jointlinear ft.106106000
Bearings
Other Bearingeach10100
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.970970000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.12,31912,319000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.480480000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.14,52013,3101,21000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,4853,485000