+30.45250, -91.09830
30°27'09" N, 91°05'54" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US0061 over WARDS CREEK NB.
Structure number:611700130405551
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:319.9 ft. [97.5 m]
Skew angle:78°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
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: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:41,600 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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 is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Culvert condition:Moderate to major deterioration or disintegration, extensive cracking and leaching or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Minor settlement or misalignment. Noticeable scouring or erosion at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have significant distortion and deflection in one section, significant corrosion or deep pitting. [5]
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:64.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$205,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
May 201764.0Fair5 out of 10FO41600
May 201564.0Fair5 out of 10FO41600
June 201365.2Fair5 out of 10FO40900
July 201265.6Fair5 out of 10FO37900
July 201076.8Good7 out of 10FO35100
July 200876.8Good7 out of 10FO35100
July 200678.0Good7 out of 10-35500
July 200478.2Good7 out of 10-33300
July 200278.2Good8 out of 10-33700
July 200078.1Good8 out of 10-33850
July 199877.8Good8 out of 10-36468
July 199677.8Good8 out of 10-36468
July 199478.4Good8 out of 10-39595
July 199278.8Good8 out of 10-34639
July 199078.8Good8 out of 10-34639