+30.37511, -91.06934
30°22'30" N, 91°04'10" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:LA3246 over WARDS CREEK, RR
Structure number:611708174001853
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:202.1 ft. [61.6 m]
Total length:790.1 ft. [240.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:31.5 ft. [9.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.7 ft. [5.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1994
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:9
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,320 [as of 2015]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances 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: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:98.8 tons [89.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:48.8 tons [44.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:67.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,139,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201767.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO2320
May 201567.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO2320
June 201367.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO2280
July 201167.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO2070
May 200967.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO2150
April 200767.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO1890
April 200567.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO1960
April 200367.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO2070
April 200167.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-1899
April 199967.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-1725
April 199767.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-137601
April 199567.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-131353