W. Congress St. over MINE COULEE


+30.21033, -92.05199
30°12'37" N, 92°03'07" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:W. Congress St. over MINE COULEE
Structure number:032830126920321
Location:1.8 MI. W. LA 182
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Total length:132.9 ft. [40.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:50.2 ft. [15.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1968
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:7
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,000 [as of 1977]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:76.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$795,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018GoodGoodGoodGood1000076.8
January 2016GoodGoodGoodGood1000076.8
January 2014GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood1000076.8
January 2012GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood1000077.8
January 2010FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory1000077.8
January 2008FairFairGoodSatisfactory1000075.8
February 2006FairFairGoodSatisfactory1000075.8
February 2004FairFairGoodSatisfactory1000079.9
March 2002FairFairGoodSatisfactory1000079.9
February 2000FairFairGoodSatisfactory1000079.8
February 1998FairFairGoodSatisfactory1000079.8
March 1996FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1000080.9
February 1994FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1000081.1
February 1992FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1000081.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.266266000
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach36241200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.378378000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.480048000
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.266266000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.100100000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.6,6506,650000