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LA3246 over WARDS CREEK, RR

Map

Coordinates:
+30.37474, -91.06990
30°22'29" N, 91°04'12" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA3246 over WARDS CREEK, RR
Structure number:611708174001853
Location:LA 3246 OVER WARDS CREEK
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:16.4 ft. [5.0 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]
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

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017GoodGoodGoodGood232067.0
May 2015GoodGoodGoodGood232067.0
June 2013GoodGoodGoodGood228067.0
July 2011GoodGoodGoodGood207067.0
May 2009GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good215067.0
April 2007GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good189067.0
April 2005GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good196067.0
April 2003GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good207067.0
April 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good189967.0
April 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good172567.0
April 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good13760167.0
April 1995GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good13135367.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,1923,1810110
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.23,13023,0900400
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1010000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7070000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.300297300
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.180001800
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach5252000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,5421,07904630