+30.82341, -90.65985
30°49'24" N, 90°39'35" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0010 over RABY BRANCH
Structure number:624608461200501
Location:0.5M EAST OF LA 43
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Total length:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:28.5 ft. [8.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:840 [as of 2015]
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:56.7 tons [51.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:43.9 tons [39.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:71.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201671.0FairFairSatisfactoryFair-840
November 201464.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-1080
November 201264.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-1060
November 201164.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-1270
December 201064.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-1210
November 200964.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-1090
January 200964.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-1090
February 200775.5FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-1000
September 200475.5FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-790
December 200276.5FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-558
October 200076.5FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-558
November 199876.5FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-629
September 199674.5FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-648
August 199471.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO2552

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Timber Abutmentlinear ft.8008000
Timber Pileeach1551000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.8408400
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.7878000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.1,05301,05300