US0061 over WARD CREEK


+30.45067, -91.14370
30°27'02" N, 91°08'37" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US0061 over WARD CREEK
Structure number:611700130402811
Location:0.26 M. S OF LA 37
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Total length:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:150.9 ft. [46.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1940
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: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:25,500 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:96.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
July 2016Fair6 out of 102550096.6
July 2014Fair6 out of 102550096.6
July 2012Fair6 out of 102820096.3
July 2010Good7 out of 102620097.5
July 2008Good7 out of 102590097.6
July 2006Good7 out of 102600079.0
July 2004Good8 out of 102450079.2
July 2002Good8 out of 102450079.2
July 2000Good8 out of 102480479.2
July 1998Good8 out of 102468279.2
July 1996Good8 out of 102517679.1
July 1994Good8 out of 102917779.3
July 1992Good8 out of 103554678.8
July 1990Good8 out of 103554678.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.2941727250