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US0171 over BUCHANAN BAYOU

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Coordinates:
+32.35744, -93.82820
32°21'27" N, 93°49'42" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
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 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,450 [as of 2016]
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]
Sufficiency rating:34.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$585,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018PoorFairPoorFair645034.3
January 2017PoorFairPoorFair756033.9
January 2016PoorFairPoorFair756033.9
January 2015PoorFairPoorFair840049.2
January 2014PoorFairPoorFair816049.3
January 2013PoorFairPoorFair792049.3
January 2012PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory780050.4
January 2011PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory756050.5
February 2010PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory732050.5
January 2009PoorGoodPoorGood564050.9
January 2008PoorGoodPoorGood558050.9
January 2007PoorGoodPoorGood558050.9
January 2006PoorGoodPoorGood516051.0
January 2005PoorGoodPoorGood516051.0
January 2004PoorGoodPoorGood510051.0
January 2003PoorGoodPoorGood522046.7
March 2002PoorGoodPoorGood534146.7
February 2001PoorVery GoodPoorGood534146.7
February 2000PoorVery GoodPoorGood504946.8
April 1999PoorVery GoodPoorGood504946.8
January 1998PoorVery GoodPoorGood504946.8
February 1997PoorVery GoodPoorGood495146.8
February 1996PoorVery GoodPoorGood490247.0
January 1995PoorVery GoodPoorGood485447.0
January 1994PoorVery GoodPoorGood464347.1
January 1993PoorVery GoodPoorGood481347.0
February 1992PoorVery GoodPoorGood481347.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.600599010
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.3,4801172,6637000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8989000
Reinforced Concrete Pileeach2101920
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.96520440
Joints
Open Jointlinear ft.145014500
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach2000200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2000020
Fixed Bearingeach2000200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2000020
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.240024000