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LA0182 over BAYOU LAFOURCHE

Map

Coordinates:
+29.72760, -90.59880
29°43'39" N, 90°35'56" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0182 over BAYOU LAFOURCHE
Structure number:022900050700011
Location:.01 MI EAST OF LA 1
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:70.9 ft. [21.6 m]
Total length:240.2 ft. [73.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.8 ft. [10.9 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:55.8 ft. [17.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1936
Year reconstructed:1956
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Lift [15]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:7,800 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:56.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,053,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2017FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory780056.9
December 2016FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory780059.9
December 2015FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory780059.7
December 2014FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory580060.0
December 2013FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory610060.0
February 2013FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory630059.9
February 2011FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory740059.8
January 2009PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory750048.2
October 2007PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory920047.8
August 2005PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory950047.8
March 2004PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory950047.8
July 2002PoorSeriousPoorSatisfactory1180041.8
April 2001PoorSeriousPoorSatisfactory830142.7
March 1998PoorSeriousPoorSatisfactory1230541.6
September 1996PoorSeriousPoorSatisfactory1194741.7
October 1994PoorSeriousFairSatisfactory1132752.3
June 1993PoorSeriousFairSatisfactory827152.8
October 1992PoorSeriousFairSatisfactory878552.7
April 1992PoorSeriousFairSatisfactory878551.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,1761,08777102
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,5114,926855580150
Steel Stringerlinear ft.5284488000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,6902401,20020050
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,0023,55245000
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.802040200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.720029035080
Substructure
Steel Column Tower/Trestlelinear ft.130805000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,5221,522000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.8686000
Timber Pileeach31181300
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.236236000
Deck
Open Grid Decksq. ft.1,3341,334000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,6694,669000
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.184184000
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.46230023
Compression Jointlinear ft.9200092
Open Jointlinear ft.4646000
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach54430200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3636000
Fixed Bearingeach3636000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3636000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.48035612400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.641641000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,3201,320000