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US0171 over BUCHANAN BAYOU

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Coordinates:
+32.35841, -93.82769
32°21'30" 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:040900250804142
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:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.5 ft. [10.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1953
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:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2017 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,560 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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 protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:28.5 tons [25.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:21.8 tons [19.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:33.9
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 201733.9PoorFairPoorFairSD7560
January 201633.9PoorFairPoorFairSD7560
January 201549.2PoorFairPoorFairSD8400
January 201449.3PoorFairPoorFairSD8160
January 201349.3PoorFairPoorFairSD7920
January 201250.4PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD7800
January 201150.5PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD7560
February 201050.5PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD7320
January 200950.9PoorGoodPoorGoodSD5640
January 200850.9PoorGoodPoorGoodSD5580
January 200750.9PoorGoodPoorGoodSD5580
January 200651.0PoorGoodPoorGoodSD5160
January 200551.0PoorGoodPoorGoodSD5160
January 200451.0PoorGoodPoorGoodSD5100
January 200346.7PoorGoodPoorGoodSD5220
March 200246.7PoorGoodPoorGoodSD5341
February 200146.7PoorVery GoodPoorGoodSD5341
February 200046.8PoorVery GoodPoorGoodSD5049
April 199946.8PoorVery GoodPoorGoodSD5049
January 199846.8PoorVery GoodPoorGoodSD5049
February 199746.8PoorVery GoodPoorGoodSD4951
February 199647.0PoorVery GoodPoorGoodSD4902
January 199547.0PoorVery GoodPoorGoodSD4854
January 199447.1PoorVery GoodPoorGoodSD4643
January 199347.0PoorVery GoodPoorGoodSD4813
February 199247.0PoorVery GoodPoorGoodSD4813