+30.50563, -91.04008
30°30'20" N, 91°02'24" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:LA0037 over COMITE RIVER
Structure number:611702540203402
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Total length:299.9 ft. [91.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.8 ft. [10.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1977
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:5
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 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:17,040 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:24% 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:90.8 tons [82.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:45.9 tons [41.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:61.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
July 201661.0GoodGoodGoodGood-17040
July 201461.0GoodGoodGoodGood-17040
August 201161.0GoodGoodGoodGood-18600
July 200961.0GoodGoodGoodGood-21540
July 200762.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-22140
July 200562.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-21780
July 200362.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-21600
July 200162.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-19503
July 199962.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-18867
July 199763.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-18867
July 199563.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-17983
July 199363.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-14547
July 199163.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-14997