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LA3135 over LITTLE FARMS DRAIN CANAL

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Coordinates:
+29.97767, -90.21320
29°58'40" N, 90°12'48" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:LA3135 over LITTLE FARMS DRAIN CANAL
Structure number:022608264500291
Location:LA3155
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1982
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:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,400 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:17% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
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]
Operating rating:106.9 tons [97.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:106.9 tons [97.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:84.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$178,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201584.0Not deficient---8400
November 201382.0Not deficient---8400
November 201181.8Not deficient---10400
December 200981.8Not deficient---10600
December 200782.1Not deficient---8000
August 200584.2Not deficient---7400
September 200384.3Not deficient---6200
August 200083.5Not deficient---4581
September 199883.5Not deficient---4371
July 199684.5Not deficient---4610
June 199483.6Not deficient---4371
June 199282.4Not deficient---6452
March 199084.4Not deficient---6452