+29.90948, -91.21554
29°54'34" N, 91°12'56" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0070 over BELLE RIVER
Structure number:610402320116621
Location:HWY. 70 APPROX. 1 MILE SO
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:134.8 ft. [41.1 m]
Total length:480.0 ft. [146.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.6 ft. [7.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:31.5 ft. [9.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:997.4 ft. [304.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2009
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:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:6,000 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:20% 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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 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:45.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017GoodGoodGoodGood600045.2
November 2016GoodGoodGoodGood360042.9
November 2015GoodGoodGoodGood360042.9
June 2013GoodGoodGoodGood408042.2
April 2011GoodGoodGoodGood378069.8
March 2010GoodGoodGoodGood378060.1
March 2009GoodGoodGoodVery Good378060.1
January 2008PoorPoorPoorFair69008.2
January 2007PoorPoorPoorFair68008.2
January 2006PoorPoorPoorFair72008.2
January 2005PoorPoorPoorVery Good71008.2
September 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good690037.2
September 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good740037.2
September 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good609537.2
September 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good609537.2
September 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good609537.2
September 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good609537.2
September 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good609537.2
September 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good609537.2
September 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good411639.2
September 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good411639.2
September 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good411639.2
September 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good443939.2
September 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good443939.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Stringerlinear ft.5805572300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,4541,4311508
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.7468600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.370364006
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.72560160
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach64323200
Reinforced Concrete Pileeach88000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.488474590
Corrugated or Orthotropic Decksq. ft.5,5805,5206000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.4,6804,680000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.405000405
Open Jointlinear ft.108108000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.964963010
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,1822,25892400
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.9,04004,8064,2340