US0065 over BAYOU


+32.15411, -91.23250
32°09'15" N, 91°13'57" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US0065 over BAYOU
Structure number:585400200415131
Location:1.7 MI NORTH OF LA 888
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:7.9 ft. [2.4 m]
Total length:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:84.0 ft. [25.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1953
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,200 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:79.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
August 2017Good7 out of 10220079.0
August 2015Good7 out of 10220079.0
August 2013Good7 out of 10210079.0
September 2011Good7 out of 10220079.0
November 2009Good7 out of 10164080.0
August 2007Fair6 out of 10190077.0
June 2005Fair6 out of 10200077.0
February 2003Fair6 out of 10220077.0
January 2001Fair6 out of 10236877.0
March 1999Fair6 out of 10200479.0
March 1997Fair6 out of 10237777.0
March 1995Fair6 out of 10233777.0
January 1993Fair6 out of 10160978.1
January 1991Fair6 out of 10160978.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.354351300