+30.53090, -91.09387
30°31'51" N, 91°05'38" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:LA0408 over COMITE RIVER
Structure number:611702550203101
Location:LA 408
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Total length:332.0 ft. [101.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:46.6 ft. [14.2 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1988
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
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: October 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,920 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:60.8 tons [55.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:89.6

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201689.6GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-10920
October 201489.6GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-10920
April 201289.7GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-10740
March 201089.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-11580
March 200889.4GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-11520
March 200689.3GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-11640
March 200489.3GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-11580
March 200289.8GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-10506
March 200089.9GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-10261
March 199889.9GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-10261
March 199689.7GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-10569
March 199490.4GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-8872
March 199290.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-8643