US0061 over LA 73 NORTH


+30.40795, -91.06350
30°24'29" N, 91°03'49" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US0061 over LA 73 NORTH
Structure number:611700079000442
Location:1.33 MI. SOUTH OF I-12
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Total length:319.9 ft. [97.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.4 ft. [10.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:42°
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:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:31,320 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
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:$1,365,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017PoorPoorPoorSerious3132034.3
February 2015PoorPoorPoorSerious3132034.3
February 2014PoorPoorPoorSerious3084034.3
April 2011PoorPoorPoorSerious2898034.0
April 2010FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory2514070.0
April 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2520080.0
April 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodGood2670080.0
April 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodGood2844082.0
April 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodGood2826082.0
April 2000FairSatisfactoryGoodGood2751180.0
April 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodGood2487081.0
April 1996FairSatisfactoryGoodGood2847181.0
April 1994FairSatisfactoryGoodGood2712681.0
April 1993FairSatisfactoryGoodFair2018470.0
April 1992FairSatisfactoryGoodFair2018470.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,9261,916154
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.14,084014,07905
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.11,395011,0293660
Reinforced Concrete Columneach40040
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.88424420
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach2418060
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.21818714170
Open Jointlinear ft.150150000
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.2929000
Movable Bearingeach1200120
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9000888012
Fixed Bearingeach4800480
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4000358042
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.6626370250
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,31003,285025