+30.45242, -91.09820
30°27'09" N, 91°05'54" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US0061 over WARDS CREEK NB.
Structure number:611700130405551
Location:0.2 M W of US 61&US 190
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]
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

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
May 2017Fair5 out of 104160064.0
May 2015Fair5 out of 104160064.0
June 2013Fair5 out of 104090065.2
July 2012Fair5 out of 103790065.6
July 2010Good7 out of 103510076.8
July 2008Good7 out of 103510076.8
July 2006Good7 out of 103550078.0
July 2004Good7 out of 103330078.2
July 2002Good8 out of 103370078.2
July 2000Good8 out of 103385078.1
July 1998Good8 out of 103646877.8
July 1996Good8 out of 103646877.8
July 1994Good8 out of 103959578.4
July 1992Good8 out of 103463978.8
July 1990Good8 out of 103463978.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.63052880220
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.24141000