+29.99975, -91.80090
29°59'59" N, 91°48'03" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0087 over BAYOU TECHE
Structure number:032308234600151
Location:0.2 MI N of LA 182
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:116.1 ft. [35.4 m]
Total length:336.0 ft. [102.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:67.6 ft. [20.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:82.0 ft. [25.0 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:19.4 ft. [5.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:49.2 ft. [15.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2008
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Lift [15]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:21,700 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry 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 minimum criteria [6]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:85.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018GoodGoodGoodGood2170085.9
August 2016GoodGoodGoodGood2150085.9
August 2014GoodGoodGoodGood2130086.0
August 2012GoodGoodGoodGood2190085.8
August 2010GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1990086.3
August 2008GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1970086.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.232232000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,1715,62554600
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,3921,392000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.7,3087,308000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.9,4779,477000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.504504000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.7,0567,056000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach88000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.240240000
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach17913433120
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,2131,1931820
Pourable Jointlinear ft.7809069000
Open Jointlinear ft.156156000
Fixed Bearingeach88000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.67254912210
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.16,746416,74020