US0061 over LA 73 NORTH


+30.40761, -91.06318
30°24'27" N, 91°03'47" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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:14.4 ft. [4.4 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]
Operating rating:44.2 tons [40.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:33.9 tons [30.8 metric tons]
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 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201734.3PoorPoorPoorSeriousSD31320
February 201534.3PoorPoorPoorSeriousSD31320
February 201434.3PoorPoorPoorSeriousSD30840
April 201134.0PoorPoorPoorSeriousSD28980
April 201070.0FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-25140
April 200880.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-25200
April 200680.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-26700
April 200482.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-28440
April 200282.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-28260
April 200080.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-27511
April 199881.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-24870
April 199681.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-28471
April 199481.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-27126
April 199370.0FairSatisfactoryGoodFair-20184
April 199270.0FairSatisfactoryGoodFair-20184