+30.60199, -90.99341
30°36'07" N, 90°59'36" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0037 over SANDY CREEK
Structure number:611702540300101
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:279.9 ft. [85.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:29.2 ft. [8.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1957
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:14
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:3,700 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:29% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 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]
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:33.7 tons [30.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:19.8 tons [18.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:49.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,209,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201549.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO3700
January 201449.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO3600
December 201149.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO3300
December 200960.9GoodGoodGoodGoodFO3200
December 200860.9GoodGood-GoodFO3200
November 200658.0FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO3000
November 200457.9FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactoryFO3100
November 200257.9FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactoryFO3100
November 200057.8FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery GoodFO3468
November 199862.7FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery GoodFO3440
November 199665.6FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery GoodFO3543
November 199465.2FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery GoodFO4855
November 199264.9FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery GoodFO5755
November 199064.9FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery GoodFO5755

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.72423000
Reinforced Concrete Pileeach5205200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.364036400
Pourable Jointlinear ft.360003600
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.5600550100
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.7,56007,56000