LA0037 over LA 37 OVER US 61


+30.47676, -91.11250
30°28'36" N, 91°06'45" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0037 over LA 37 OVER US 61
Structure number:611702540103122
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:63.0 ft. [19.2 m]
Total length:212.0 ft. [64.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.4 ft. [12.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1968
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:Prestressed concrete [5]
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 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:15,900 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:24% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:62.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$943,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairSatisfactoryFairGood1590062.5
July 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1590074.0
July 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1578074.0
August 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1419174.2
September 2009FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1419174.2
September 2007FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1419172.2
September 2005FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1419172.2
September 2003FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1419172.2
September 2001FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1419172.2
September 1999FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good1419172.2
September 1997FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good1419175.2
September 1995FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good1434175.5
September 1993FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good1341075.6
September 1991FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good1443475.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,2241,2031146
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.8,16001,0207,1400
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.12810014140
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.126012330
Open Jointlinear ft.200200000
Elastomeric Bearingeach4848000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.408408000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,2442,244000