US0061 over WARD'S CREEK


+30.43574, -91.08350
30°26'09" N, 91°05'01" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US0061 over WARD'S CREEK
Structure number:611700079002771
Location:0.3 M N of US 61&LA 426
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:7.9 ft. [2.4 m]
Total length:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:124.0 ft. [37.8 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:59,300 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:73.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$243,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
July 2016Fair6 out of 105930073.8
July 2014Fair6 out of 105850073.9
July 2012Fair6 out of 105600074.2
August 2010Good8 out of 105530074.3
August 2008Good8 out of 105250074.7
August 2006Good8 out of 104710076.6
August 2004Good8 out of 105040076.3
August 2002Good8 out of 104980076.3
August 2000Good8 out of 104873174.5
August 1998Good8 out of 105225474.1
August 1996Good8 out of 105329973.9
August 1994Good8 out of 105250575.2
August 1992Good8 out of 105490375.0
August 1990Good8 out of 105490375.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.423415260