+29.92680, -90.03925
29°55'36" N, 90°02'21" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Structure number:022602830900002
Location:1.4 MI WEST OF LA 23
Purpose:Carries highway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Tolls:Yes, on Interstate toll segment under Secretarial Agreement [4]
Length of largest span:375.0 ft. [114.3 m]
Total length:29033.6 ft. [8849.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:54.8 ft. [16.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:94.8 ft. [28.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1987
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:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:39,120 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:72.3 tons [65.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:42.6 tons [38.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:52.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$147,192,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
December 201552.0Structurally deficientFairFairSerious39120
December 201452.0Structurally deficientFairFairSerious54420
December 201352.0Structurally deficientFairFairSerious53820
December 201252.0Structurally deficientFairFairSerious54960
December 201152.0Structurally deficientFair-Serious55980
July 200897.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood49140
June 200697.0Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good51060
August 200297.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good49920
July 199895.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good47802
December 199495.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood35016
August 199496.0Not deficientVery GoodGoodGood33996
November 199296.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good51067
August 198997.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good51067