+30.34272, -90.99307
30°20'34" N, 90°59'35" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:US0061 over BAYOU MANCHAC
Structure number:611700070800002
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Total length:279.9 ft. [85.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.5 ft. [9.9 m]
Skew angle:65°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1953
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:7
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:19,140 [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:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:40.6 tons [36.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:31.4 tons [28.5 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:22.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,209,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
March 201522.2Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSatisfactory19140
March 201426.1Structurally deficientPoorSeriousSatisfactory18840
January 201325.9Structurally deficientPoorSeriousFair19440
December 201128.8Structurally deficientFairSeriousFair19020
January 201128.9Structurally deficientFairSeriousFair18780
January 201029.0Structurally deficientFairSeriousFair18360
January 200949.3Structurally deficientFairPoorFair17640
January 200847.5Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory16920
January 200747.6Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory16680
January 200647.6Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory16860
January 200564.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory16380
January 200464.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory15960
January 200364.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory15600
January 200264.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory14536
January 200162.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory14536
January 200064.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory6850
January 199964.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory6850
February 199867.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory6850
February 199765.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory14179
February 199666.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory13901
February 199566.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory13509
February 199467.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory8806
February 199366.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory9478
February 199266.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory9478