+30.44126, -91.04260
30°26'29" N, 91°02'33" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0426 over LIVELY BAYOU
Structure number:611708170904121
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:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:31.2 ft. [9.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
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:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,900 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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: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:61.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$585,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood790061.7
May 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood790062.8
June 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood790062.8
July 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2190060.6
July 2009FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1730062.3
July 2007GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1410061.8
July 2005GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1430061.8
July 2003GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1690061.4
July 2001GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1540061.6
July 1999GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1540061.6
July 1997GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1540064.6
July 1995GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1656464.9
July 1993FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good1430165.2
July 1991FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good1474465.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.80660140
Reinforced Concrete Pileeach2591510
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.150149010
Pourable Jointlinear ft.196000196
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.240240000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.3,6003,46501350
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,3603,360000