+32.51890, -93.75246
32°31'08" N, 93°45'09" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US0071 over CROSS BAYOU
Structure number:040900110100351
Location:.1 MI NORTH OF LA 173
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Total length:495.1 ft. [150.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:48.6 ft. [14.8 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1966
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:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,700 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 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:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Operating rating:71.0 tons [64.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:42.5 tons [38.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:48.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,047,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201748.3PoorFairFairPoorSD8700
June 201548.3PoorFairFairPoorSD8700
June 201447.7PoorFairFairPoorSD11760
February 201447.7PoorFairFairPoorSD11760
February 201350.7PoorFairFairPoorSD11760
February 201266.9FairFairFairFair-14700
September 201079.3FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-14700
February 201079.3FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-14700
June 200879.5FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-12840
February 200879.5FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-12840
March 200679.1FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-16560
January 200479.3FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-14820
February 200278.8FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-19021
February 200079.6FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-11568
February 199879.6FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-11568
March 199679.6FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-11568
April 199580.1FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-9942
March 199480.1GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-9843
February 199279.8GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-12831