+30.41786, -91.09110
30°25'04" N, 91°05'28" 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 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:36,900 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:9% 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]
Sufficiency rating:82.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018GoodGoodGoodGood3690082.2
July 2016GoodGoodGoodGood3670082.2
July 2014GoodGoodGoodGood3660081.9
July 2012GoodGoodGoodGood3910081.6
September 2010GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good4010081.5
September 2008GoodVery Good-Very Good3820081.7
September 2006GoodGoodVery GoodGood3560081.0
September 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood3430081.1
September 2002GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood3440081.1
September 2000GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good3156481.4
September 1998GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good3198081.4
September 1996GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good3262081.3
September 1994GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good2926982.3
September 1992GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good2419082.8
September 1990GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good2419082.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.170168020
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach30190110
Reinforced Concrete Pileeach25131110
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.402401100
Pourable Jointlinear ft.520052000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.280276040
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.7,6807,49501850