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OLD BLANCHARD RD over CROSS BAYOU

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Coordinates:
+32.51333, -93.79670
32°30'48" N, 93°47'48" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:OLD BLANCHARD RD over CROSS BAYOU
Structure number:040932308934781
Location:0.39 MI SOUTH OF LA 173
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:302.2 ft. [92.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1987
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:6
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,323 [as of 1986]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:97.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2017GoodGoodGoodGood632397.4
March 2015GoodGoodGoodGood632397.4
March 2013GoodGoodGoodGood632397.4
March 2011GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good632398.4
March 2009GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good632398.4
March 2007GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good632398.4
March 2005GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good632398.4
March 2003GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good632398.4
March 2001GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good632398.4
March 1999GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good632398.4
February 1997GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good632398.4
February 1995GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good632398.5
March 1993GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good632398.5
March 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good632398.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,5101,510000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.12,98612,23675000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.100100000
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach2525000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.215215000
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.8000800
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach4545000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.604604000