+30.41794, -91.09133
30°25'05" N, 91°05'29" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:LA0073 over N B WARDS CREEK
Structure number:611700770502011
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:140.1 ft. [42.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:65.0 ft. [19.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:75.8 ft. [23.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1956
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:7
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:36,700 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:18% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:38.9 tons [35.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:23.0 tons [20.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:82.2

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
July 201682.2GoodGoodGoodGood-36700
July 201481.9GoodGoodGoodGood-36600
July 201281.6GoodGoodGoodGood-39100
September 201081.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-40100
September 200881.7GoodVery Good-Very Good-38200
September 200681.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-35600
September 200481.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-34300
September 200281.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-34400
September 200081.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-31564
September 199881.4GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-31980
September 199681.3GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-32620
September 199482.3GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-29269
September 199282.8GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-24190
September 199082.8GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-24190