+30.36893, -91.15746
30°22'08" N, 91°09'27" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:LA0030 over ELBOW BAYOU
Structure number:611704140105401
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.5 ft. [10.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1961
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 Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,100 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 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:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:38.0 tons [34.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:22.0 tons [20.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:58.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$412,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201658.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery GoodFO14100
May 201457.9GoodGoodGoodVery GoodFO14100
May 201258.4GoodGoodGoodVery GoodFO15400
May 201059.3GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO15500
May 200858.5GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO15100
May 200659.0GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO13800
May 200459.2GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO13400
May 200259.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO12500
May 200059.8GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO11672
May 199861.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO8939
May 199661.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO10241
May 199461.8GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO9710
May 199262.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO7829