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LA0070 over BAYOU LAFOURCHE

Map

Coordinates:
+30.00067, -91.05356
30°00'02" N, 91°03'13" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0070 over BAYOU LAFOURCHE
Structure number:610402323000041
Location:0.06 M E of LA 1&LA 70
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:202.1 ft. [61.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:82.0 ft. [25.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:85.3 ft. [26.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1977
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:4
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,000 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:80.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood500080.0
April 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood500080.0
April 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood570080.0
May 2011GoodGoodGoodGood400080.0
April 2009GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good390080.0
April 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodGood380077.0
April 2005FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good380077.0
April 2003FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good390077.0
April 2001FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good303777.0
April 1999FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good401477.0
April 1997FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good742880.0
April 1995FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good721280.0
April 1993FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good204280.0
April 1991FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good204280.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,4962,4860100
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.17,056117,014410
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2622230390
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach3634020
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.303298050
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.1901140760
Open Jointlinear ft.285285000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.404403100