+32.51941, -93.75145
32°31'10" N, 93°45'05" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US0071 over CROSS BAYOU
Structure number:040900110100352
Location:.1 MI NORTH OF LA 173
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:70.9 ft. [21.6 m]
Total length:438.0 ft. [133.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:56.8 ft. [17.3 m]
Skew angle:10°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1940
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:9
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2017 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,700 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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: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:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Operating rating:33.9 tons [30.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.4 tons [24.0 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:17.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,052,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
June 201717.8Structurally deficientPoorSeriousPoor8700
June 201528.4Structurally deficientPoorSeriousPoor8700
June 201427.1Structurally deficientPoorSeriousPoor11760
February 201427.1Structurally deficientPoorSeriousPoor11760
February 201329.5Structurally deficientFairSeriousPoor11760
February 201228.4Structurally deficientFairSeriousPoor14700
February 201129.7Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousPoor14700
February 201029.7Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousPoor14700
January 200930.4Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousPoor12840
February 200830.4Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousPoor12840
February 200730.4Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousPoor12780
March 200629.0Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousPoor16560
January 200529.5Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousPoor15060
January 200429.6Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousPoor14820
February 200328.6Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousPoor17760
February 200228.1Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousPoor19021
February 200028.1Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousPoor11568
April 199928.1Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousPoor11568
February 199828.1Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousPoor11568
February 199728.1Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousPoor11568
April 199529.6Structurally deficientSatisfactorySeriousPoor9942
March 199448.1Structurally deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor9843
February 199275.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood12831