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US0061 over METAIRIE RELIEF CANAL

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Coordinates:
+29.97160, -90.11717
29°58'18" N, 90°07'02" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:US0061 over METAIRIE RELIEF CANAL
Structure number:023600070101701
Location:.6 MI EAST OF I-10
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over relief for waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Total length:133.9 ft. [40.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:50.9 ft. [15.5 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1939
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Steel [3]
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:20,580 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:42.6 tons [38.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:25.7 tons [23.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:70.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$670,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
January 201670.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory20580
January 201570.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory20580
January 201470.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory20880
January 201370.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory25320
January 201262.2Not deficientFairFairFair25320
January 201162.2Not deficientFairFairFair25320
January 201062.2Not deficientFairFairFair19440
January 200962.2Not deficientFairFairFair20940
December 200762.2Not deficientFairFairFair23640
December 200662.2Not deficientFairFairFair23820
August 200562.2Not deficientFairFairFair24720
June 200462.2Not deficientFairFairFair24720
May 200360.2Structurally deficientPoorFairFair27660
August 200065.9Not deficientFairFairFair24947
May 199877.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory24947
February 199777.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory24313
May 199566.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair23836
July 199466.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair23255
July 199366.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair21294
July 199266.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair23109
February 199166.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair23109