+33.40092, -90.96813
33°24'03" N, 90°58'05" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 82 over BLACK BAYOU
Structure number:210008207601450
Location:4.0 MI E SR 1
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Total length:69.2 ft. [21.1 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1954
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:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:18,000 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:20% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
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:42.6 tons [38.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:25.7 tons [23.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:70.8
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$550,000,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
November 201570.8Good7 out of 10-18000
November 201370.8Good7 out of 10-18000
January 201270.8Good7 out of 10-18000
February 201070.8Good7 out of 10-18000
December 200770.8Good7 out of 10-18000
December 200570.8Good7 out of 10-18000
July 200371.0Good7 out of 10-17000
July 200170.8Good7 out of 10-18000
July 199970.8Good7 out of 10-18000
July 199770.8Good7 out of 10-18000
July 199573.6Good7 out of 10-19000
August 199373.2Good7 out of 10-22290
July 199174.3Good7 out of 10-11900
August 198967.8Good7 out of 10-6730

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.21411410000