US0061 over WARD CREEK


+30.45068, -91.14366
30°27'02" N, 91°08'37" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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]
Operating rating:43.9 tons [39.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:96.6

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
July 201696.6Fair6 out of 10-25500
July 201496.6Fair6 out of 10-25500
July 201296.3Fair6 out of 10-28200
July 201097.5Good7 out of 10-26200
July 200897.6Good7 out of 10-25900
July 200679.0Good7 out of 10-26000
July 200479.2Good8 out of 10-24500
July 200279.2Good8 out of 10-24500
July 200079.2Good8 out of 10-24804
July 199879.2Good8 out of 10-24682
July 199679.1Good8 out of 10-25176
July 199479.3Good8 out of 10-29177
July 199278.8Good8 out of 10-35546
July 199078.8Good8 out of 10-35546