LA0073 over WARD CREEK


+30.44444, -91.14306
30°26'40" N, 91°08'35" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:LA0073 over WARD CREEK
Structure number:611700770506091
Location:0.63 M. E OF LA 427
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Total length:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:115.2 ft. [35.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1960
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: July 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,700 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:18% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Unknown [*]
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 protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:77.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$231,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
July 201677.3Fair6 out of 10FO20700
July 201477.3Fair6 out of 10FO20700
July 201277.1Fair6 out of 10FO21300
July 201097.2Good8 out of 10-20200
July 200897.2Good8 out of 10-20200
July 200694.2Good7 out of 10-20100
July 200494.0Good7 out of 10-21600
July 200294.0Good8 out of 10-21100
July 200094.0Good8 out of 10-21216
July 199894.2Good8 out of 10-20251
July 199694.1Good8 out of 10-20656
July 199493.8Good8 out of 10-21228
July 199293.7Good8 out of 10-22320
July 199093.7Good8 out of 10-22320