+29.82700, -91.54120
29°49'37" N, 91°32'28" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0182 over CHARENTON
Structure number:035100040609371
Location:2,4 MI NORTH OF LA 3211
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:299.9 ft. [91.4 m]
Total length:2422.0 ft. [738.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.3 ft. [7.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:49.2 ft. [15.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1941
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:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:7,000 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:17.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$9,445,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2018PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory700017.4
March 2016PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory700017.4
March 2014PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory700017.0
February 2012FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory620038.9
March 2011FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory690038.3
March 2010FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory700038.2
February 2009FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory710038.1
March 2008FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory810037.3
January 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory810049.0
March 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory810049.0
May 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory810049.0
February 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory790049.2
March 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory812349.0
March 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory786549.2
March 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory786556.7
January 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory651557.2
February 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory697156.9
March 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory697156.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.10,65010,168426560
Steel Stringerlinear ft.3,63603,3522804
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.19,5440019,5440
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.58,416056,9631,4530
Steel Trusslinear ft.604235723312
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.100001000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.29701901061
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,438002,4380
Reinforced Concrete Columneach104100400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.9090000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,3771,374300
Open Jointlinear ft.1,3101,162124024
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.80320480
Movable Bearingeach52002382820
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,08301001,073
Enclosed/Concealed Bearingeach40040
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.134067670
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.6080546620
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,216001,2160
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.4,2604,253160