LA0037 over CANAL


+30.75547, -90.83415
30°45'20" N, 90°50'03" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0037 over CANAL
Structure number:624602540501561
Location:1.0M NORTH OF LA 63 INT
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:5.9 ft. [1.8 m]
Total length:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1955
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:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,840 [as of 2015]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:43.9 tons [39.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:81.3

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
October 201681.3Good7 out of 10-1840
October 201480.0Good7 out of 10-1630
October 201280.0Good7 out of 10-1670
September 201080.0Good7 out of 10-1680
September 200880.0Good7 out of 10-1680
November 200680.0Fair6 out of 10-1790
October 200480.0Fair6 out of 10-1950
December 200280.0Fair6 out of 10-2000
October 200077.0Fair6 out of 10-1932
October 199877.0Fair6 out of 10-2635
August 199680.0Fair6 out of 10-2018
September 199480.7Fair6 out of 10-1930
October 199282.9Fair6 out of 10-1223

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.184184000