LA0426 over WARD CREEK N.BR.


+30.43093, -91.08650
30°25'51" N, 91°05'11" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0426 over WARD CREEK N.BR.
Structure number:611708170901371
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:120.1 ft. [36.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:52.2 ft. [15.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1956
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:6
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:22,900 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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]
Sufficiency rating:61.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairGoodGoodSatisfactory2290061.3
May 2015FairGoodGoodSatisfactory2290061.0
June 2013FairGoodGoodSatisfactory2260061.0
August 2011FairGoodGoodSatisfactory2190061.1
September 2009FairGoodGoodSatisfactory2240064.1
September 2008FairGood-Satisfactory2240064.1
September 2006GoodGoodVery GoodGood1870061.5
September 2004GoodGoodVery GoodGood2080061.2
September 2002GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good2060061.2
September 2000GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good2010361.3
September 1998GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good2115162.1
September 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2115162.1
September 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1903663.0
September 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1994462.9
September 1990GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1994462.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1601293100
Reinforced Concrete Pileeach2418600
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.220220000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.318316200
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.250250000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.6,6256,625000