LA1026 over CANAL


+30.51637, -90.94350
30°30'59" N, 90°56'37" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA1026 over CANAL
Structure number:623202730302341
Location:1.0 M SW OF LA 16
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Total length:77.1 ft. [23.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1973
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:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,100 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:1% 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:88.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2016FairGoodGoodSatisfactory910088.5
April 2014FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1100088.2
April 2012FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1010088.2
April 2010GoodGoodGoodGood870088.2
June 2008GoodGoodGoodGood840088.2
May 2006GoodGoodGoodGood680088.2
March 2004GoodGoodGoodGood620088.2
April 2002GoodGoodGoodGood570088.2
May 2000GoodGoodGoodGood513698.0
April 1998GoodGoodGoodGood485398.0
March 1996FairGoodGoodSatisfactory472996.0
January 1994FairGoodGoodSatisfactory303096.0
February 1992GoodGoodGoodGood318796.0