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US0171 over BUCHANAN BAYOU

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Coordinates:
+32.35827, -93.82770
32°21'30" N, 93°49'40" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US0171 over BUCHANAN BAYOU
Structure number:040900250804051
Location:5.05 MI NORTH OF LA 3276
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:120.1 ft. [36.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:28.2 ft. [8.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.5 ft. [10.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1967
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:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,450 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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: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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:77.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$585,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood645077.2
January 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory756078.1
January 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory840078.0
February 2012GoodGoodGoodGood780078.1
February 2010GoodGoodGoodGood732078.1
January 2008GoodGoodGoodGood558078.3
January 2006GoodGoodGoodGood516078.4
January 2004GoodGoodGoodGood510078.4
March 2002GoodGoodGoodGood534178.4
February 2000GoodGoodGoodGood504978.4
January 1998GoodGoodGoodGood504978.4
February 1996GoodGoodGoodGood490278.5
January 1994GoodGoodGoodGood464378.6
February 1992GoodGoodGoodGood481377.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7878000
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach1812600
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.9689160
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.145001450
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.240240000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.3,48003,47280