+31.54645, -91.54780
31°32'47" N, 91°32'52" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0015 over VIDALIA CANAL
Structure number:581501770510541
Location:10.54 MI NORTH OF LA 565
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:28.2 ft. [8.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1961
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:410 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:21% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:70.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory41070.9
June 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory39072.2
July 2014FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory40070.8
July 2012FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory63065.9
December 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory58066.5
November 2008FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory70065.1
May 2006FairGoodGoodSatisfactory50068.6
March 2004FairGoodGoodSatisfactory47068.9
December 2001FairGoodGoodSatisfactory34871.4
November 1999FairGoodGoodSatisfactory34871.4
October 1997FairGoodGoodSatisfactory49971.6
June 1995FairGoodGoodSatisfactory61070.7
May 1993FairGoodGoodSatisfactory27775.9
May 1991FairGoodGoodSatisfactory26876.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.2,8002,12068000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,8002,800000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.6868000
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach2525000
Prestressed Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1921128000
Open Jointlinear ft.168016800
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.280280000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,4001,400000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.280280000