Sorrell Bridge Rd over TECHE BAYOU


+29.89262, -91.61383
29°53'33" N, 91°36'50" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Sorrell Bridge Rd over TECHE BAYOU
Structure number:035129535913681
Location:0020 LOG MI FROM IN
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:180.1 ft. [54.9 m]
Total length:366.2 ft. [111.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:29.2 ft. [8.9 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:6.6 ft. [2.0 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1972
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Swing [17]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:200 [as of 1978]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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 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]
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:59.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood20059.4
April 2015FairGoodSatisfactoryGood20059.2
April 2013FairGoodSatisfactoryGood20059.2
April 2011FairGoodSatisfactoryGood20062.2
April 2009GoodGoodGoodGood20062.2
May 2007GoodGoodGoodGood20062.2
April 2005GoodGoodGoodGood20062.2
April 2003GoodGoodGoodGood20062.2
June 2001GoodGoodGoodGood20062.2
June 1999GoodGoodGoodGood20062.2
June 1997GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good20062.2
June 1995GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good20061.7
June 1993GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good20061.7
June 1991GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good20061.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3700358120
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8,418008,4180
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,29531597820
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,47501,57504,900
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.2522822130
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,184024301,941
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.9086040
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach7070000
Prestressed Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.6666000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.255249150
Open Grid Decksq. ft.3,36003,36000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11,76000011,760
Concrete Filled Grid Decksq. ft.1,0801,080000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.216002160
Open Jointlinear ft.4848000
Other Bearingeach11000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.360360000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.5,22005,0601600