+29.74480, -92.32777
29°44'41" N, 92°19'40" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0082 over OLD ICC L PRAIRE
Structure number:035702070106671
Location:6.67 MI NORTH OF LA 3147
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:240.2 ft. [73.2 m]
Total length:464.9 ft. [141.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.3 ft. [7.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.5 ft. [10.2 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:5.9 ft. [1.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Swing [17]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:1,110 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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 and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:33.9 tons [30.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:15.0 tons [13.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:38.8

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201638.8PoorPoorFairSatisfactorySD1110
May 201440.7FairFairFairSatisfactory-1130
May 201214.2PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD1380
May 201113.9PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD1420
May 201012.1PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD1680
May 200911.5PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD1760
June 200811.5PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD1760
May 200710.9PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD1850
May 200610.4PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD1920
June 200510.6PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD1890
June 20049.8PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD2000
May 200311.3PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD1800
May 200211.3PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD1790
April 200111.2PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD1802
April 20009.2PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD1802
May 199910.3PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD1647
May 199810.3PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD1647
June 199710.3PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD1647
April 199610.0PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD1696
April 19957.0PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD2033
May 199412.4PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD1359
August 199312.6PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD1333
September 19927.0PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD2070
May 19917.0PoorSatisfactorySeriousSatisfactorySD2070

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.490049000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,40601,40600
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.1,4721,472000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.416041600
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8483100
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach5656000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.471124942530
Open Grid Decksq. ft.3,4080003,408
Pourable Jointlinear ft.3600962640
Open Jointlinear ft.4949000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.490490000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.420420000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.5,28005,28000