US0084 over HEMP CREEK


+31.68261, -92.12586
31°40'57" N, 92°07'33" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US0084 over HEMP CREEK
Structure number:583000220503311
Location:.5 MI EAST OF LA 127
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1955
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:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,800 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:15% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 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 minimum criteria [6]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:37.6 tons [34.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:21.8 tons [19.8 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:45.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$498,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201445.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodVery Good8800
August 201245.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodVery Good7200
December 201045.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodVery Good7400
November 200845.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodVery Good9700
August 200642.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodVery Good10700
March 200442.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodVery Good11300
November 200142.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodVery Good13752
November 199942.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodVery Good13752
October 199742.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodVery Good9551
May 199649.4Functionally obsoleteFairGoodVery Good9878
April 199442.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodVery Good9551
April 199242.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodVery Good8219