LA0073 over WARD CREEK


+30.44443, -91.14300
30°26'40" N, 91°08'35" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
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

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
July 2016Fair6 out of 102070077.3
July 2014Fair6 out of 102070077.3
July 2012Fair6 out of 102130077.1
July 2010Good8 out of 102020097.2
July 2008Good8 out of 102020097.2
July 2006Good7 out of 102010094.2
July 2004Good7 out of 102160094.0
July 2002Good8 out of 102110094.0
July 2000Good8 out of 102121694.0
July 1998Good8 out of 102025194.2
July 1996Good8 out of 102065694.1
July 1994Good8 out of 102122893.8
July 1992Good8 out of 102232093.7
July 1990Good8 out of 102232093.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.2300139910