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US0061 over WARDS CREEK NB.

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Coordinates:
+30.45250, -91.09830
30°27'09" N, 91°05'54" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Facts 

Name:US0061 over WARDS CREEK NB.
Structure number:611700130405551
Location:61170130405551
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:319.9 ft. [97.5 m]
Skew angle:78°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
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:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:41,600 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
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: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]
Culvert condition:Moderate to major deterioration or disintegration, extensive cracking and leaching or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Minor settlement or misalignment. Noticeable scouring or erosion at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have significant distortion and deflection in one section, significant corrosion or deep pitting. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:43.6 tons [39.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:64.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$205,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201564.0Functionally obsolete---41600
June 201365.2Functionally obsolete---40900
July 201265.6Functionally obsolete---37900
July 201076.8Functionally obsolete---35100
July 200876.8Functionally obsolete---35100
July 200678.0Not deficient---35500
July 200478.2Not deficient---33300
July 200278.2Not deficient---33700
July 200078.1Not deficient---33850
July 199877.8Not deficient---36468
July 199677.8Not deficient---36468
July 199478.4Not deficient---39595
July 199278.8Not deficient---34639
July 199078.8Not deficient---34639