+31.33936, -92.42440
31°20'22" N, 92°25'28" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US0165B over KCS RAILROAD
Structure number:084000150102341
Location:1.14 MI. SW OF LA 3144
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Total length:140.1 ft. [42.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.3 ft. [7.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1918
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:8,400 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Critical [2 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:20.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$663,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2018PoorPoorPoorCritical840020.0
December 2017PoorPoorPoorCritical84002.0
December 2015PoorPoorPoorCritical83002.0
June 2015PoorPoorPoorCritical83002.0
December 2014PoorFairPoorCritical53008.5
March 2014PoorFairPoorCritical52008.7
September 2012PoorFairPoorSerious51008.9
September 2011PoorFairPoorPoor51008.9
September 2010PoorFairPoorPoor52008.7
October 2009PoorFairPoorPoor540017.0
March 2009PoorFairPoorPoor540019.0
March 2008PoorFairPoorPoor430019.0
February 2007PoorFairPoorPoor430019.0
February 2006PoorFairPoorPoor430019.0
April 2004PoorFairPoorPoor500018.0
October 2003PoorFairPoorPoor530018.0
July 2002PoorFairPoorPoor530018.0
November 2001PoorFairPoorPoor462518.0
April 2001PoorFairPoorPoor462518.0
December 1999PoorFairPoorPoor536018.0
December 1998PoorFairPoorFair536032.2
January 1998PoorFairPoorFair536033.2
November 1996PoorFairPoorFair546733.2
January 1996PoorFairPoorFair556733.2
November 1994PoorFairPoorFair693233.2
December 1993PoorFairPoorFair347633.2
September 1992PoorFairPoorFair376433.2
October 1990PoorFairPoorFair376432.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.39018520500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,6811,6067500
Timber Stringerlinear ft.2,1421,97507691
Reinforced Concrete Columneach60600
Timber Columneach1313000
Timber Abutmentlinear ft.102822000
Timber Pileeach51242700
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.5452200
Timber Pier Caplinear ft.1801651500
Timber Decksq. ft.3,5282,590861770
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,360003,3600
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.329329000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,6451,645000