+30.48118, -91.21130
30°28'52" N, 91°12'41" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0001 over MO PACIFIC RR
Structure number:616100500711951
Location:0.25 MI N OF LA 987-2
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:1392.1 ft. [424.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.2 ft. [8.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.5 ft. [10.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1952
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:37
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,180 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:22% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:35.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$5,428,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017PoorPoorPoorPoor918035.4
August 2015PoorPoorPoorPoor918035.1
August 2013PoorPoorPoorFair900044.8
September 2012FairFairFairFair846061.7
August 2011FairFairFairFair840061.7
May 2010FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory786062.8
May 2009FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory756066.9
May 2008FairFairSatisfactoryGood822076.0
May 2007FairFairSatisfactoryGood792076.0
May 2006FairFairSatisfactoryGood798076.0
May 2005FairFairGoodGood684076.2
May 2003FairFairGoodGood702076.1
May 2002FairFairGoodGood708076.1
May 2001FairFairGoodGood710776.1
May 2000FairFairGoodGood710774.1
May 1999FairFairGoodGood710774.1
May 1998FairFairVery GoodGood710776.3
May 1997FairFairVery GoodGood590476.5
May 1996FairFairVery GoodGood321376.8
May 1995FairFairVery GoodGood315076.9
May 1994FairFairVery GoodGood306176.9
May 1993FairFairVery GoodGood521776.7
May 1992FairFairVery GoodGood609276.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.8,1607,470606840
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.53,076043,2408,6721,164
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.42,520117,20425,3150
Steel Column Tower/Trestlelinear ft.51044445210
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,532004,3421,190
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.6059100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.90652500
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.100010000
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach2019010
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.9003903601500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,56205,798327437
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.130127300
Pourable Jointlinear ft.5602200158182
Open Jointlinear ft.532400120120
Movable Bearingeach1811160
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.56003719
Fixed Bearingeach23432132700
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,1660482453231
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,7202,6971760