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US0171 over BUCHANAN BAYOU

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Coordinates:
+32.35848, -93.82790
32°21'31" N, 93°49'40" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:US0171 over BUCHANAN BAYOU
Structure number:040900250804141
Location:5.14 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 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,560 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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 is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:73.3 tons [66.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:43.6 tons [39.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:78.1
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 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
January 201678.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO7560
January 201478.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO8400
February 201278.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO7800
February 201078.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO7320
January 200878.3GoodGoodGoodGoodFO5580
January 200678.4GoodGoodGoodGoodFO5160
January 200478.4GoodGoodGoodGoodFO5100
March 200278.4GoodGoodGoodGoodFO5341
February 200078.4GoodGoodGoodGoodFO5049
January 199878.4GoodGoodGoodGoodFO5049
February 199678.5GoodGoodGoodGoodFO4902
January 199478.6GoodGoodGoodGoodFO4643
February 199277.5GoodGoodGoodGoodFO4813