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US0071 over RED RIVER FORT BUHLOW

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.

Map

Coordinates:
+31.32689, -92.45542
31°19'37" N, 92°27'20" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US0071 over RED RIVER FORT BUHLOW
Structure number:084008404301251
Location:1.0 MI. N OF I-49
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:500.0 ft. [152.4 m]
Total length:1920.0 ft. [585.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.6 ft. [7.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:13.8 ft. [4.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:136.8 ft. [41.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1936
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:7
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2014

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:35,400 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Critical [2 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Critical [2 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$7,488,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2014PoorCriticalCriticalCritical354000.0
June 2012PoorSeriousSeriousSerious385003.5
June 2011PoorSeriousSeriousSerious193003.5
June 2010PoorSeriousSeriousSerious368003.5
July 2009PoorSeriousSeriousSerious357003.5
October 2008PoorSeriousSeriousSerious345003.5