This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.


+30.58041, -91.21301
30°34'49" N, 91°12'47" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:US0061 over BAKER CANAL
Structure number:611700190204322
Location:US 61
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Total length:162.1 ft. [49.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1961
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:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:17,640 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Deck condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Operating rating:43.5 tons [39.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:29.3 tons [26.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:39.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$748,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
July 201539.7PoorSeriousPoorFairSD17640
November 201339.7PoorSeriousPoorFairSD17400
January 201345.0PoorSeriousPoorFairSD17160
January 201262.3PoorSeriousFairSatisfactorySD16800
February 201173.9PoorSeriousSatisfactorySatisfactorySD16440
February 200973.9PoorSeriousSatisfactoryGoodSD16080
January 200778.0FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO16440
January 200578.3FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO14280
January 200378.3FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO13860
January 200176.7FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO11155
January 199963.9FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO10399
January 199764.9FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO10399
January 199665.2FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO10644
January 199565.2FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO10644
January 199454.1FairFairGoodFairFO8739
January 199354.1FairFairGoodFairFO8916
January 199254.1FairFairGoodFairFO8916