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LA0322 over B TECHE STERLING

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Coordinates:
+29.80173, -91.49294
29°48'06" N, 91°29'35" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0322 over B TECHE STERLING
Structure number:035104083100091
Location:.09 MI WEST OF LA 87
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:165.0 ft. [50.3 m]
Total length:401.9 ft. [122.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.8 ft. [10.3 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:6.9 ft. [2.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1971
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Swing [17]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,040 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:1% 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 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 but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:42.9 tons [39.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:16.0 tons [14.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:41.4

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201641.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-1040
May 201441.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-1040
May 201241.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-810
May 201041.2GoodGoodGoodGood-1090
June 200841.2GoodGoodGoodGood-1100
June 200641.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-1250
June 200441.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-1250
April 200241.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-1310
April 200041.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-1471
May 199841.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-1268
April 199641.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-1268
June 199439.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO2312
June 199241.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-1475