I0010 over VET MEM HWY


+30.00531, -90.20883
30°00'19" N, 90°12'32" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I0010 over VET MEM HWY
Structure number:022604501503912
Location:1.9 MI EAST OF LA 49
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:2260.0 ft. [688.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1967
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:29
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:84,720 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Operating rating:94.1 tons [85.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:49.5 tons [45.0 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:$8,814,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
January 201652.0Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor84720
January 201552.0Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor84600
February 201452.0Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor59040
February 201368.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair59040
February 201268.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair59040
February 201152.0Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor59880
January 201052.0Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor61740
January 200952.0Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor62880
November 200752.0Structurally deficientSatisfactoryFairPoor87420
September 200668.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair85740
March 200568.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair75000
May 200068.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair64028
February 199868.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairFair65515
January 199581.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood66706
July 199281.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood68155
March 199081.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood68155