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LA0327 over BAYOU FOUNTIAN

Map

Coordinates:
+30.36435, -91.12140
30°21'52" N, 91°07'17" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0327 over BAYOU FOUNTIAN
Structure number:611702570304171
Location:0.3 M N of LA 42&LA 327-S
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Total length:78.1 ft. [23.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.8 ft. [10.0 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:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:12,500 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank and embankment protection is severely undermined. River control devices have severe damage. Large deposits of debris are in the channel. [4]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:7.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$400,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor125007.0
May 2015PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor1250032.0
June 2013PoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySerious1250013.2
July 2011PoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySerious1310013.2
July 2010PoorGoodGoodSerious1480013.2
June 2009PoorVery GoodGoodSerious1520013.2
June 2008FairVery GoodGoodFair1480050.0
June 2006FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory1360062.5
June 2004GoodGoodVery GoodGood1340062.6
June 2002GoodGoodVery GoodGood1260063.1
June 2000GoodGoodVery GoodGood1237465.8
June 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1222866.8
June 1996GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good984765.1
June 1994GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good756466.4
June 1992GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1427362.7
June 1990GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1427362.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.2,3562,352400
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,12802,12800
Substructure
Timber Abutmentlinear ft.86761000
Timber Pileeach32112190
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1281181000
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.140000140
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.160160000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.800800000