+30.41794, -91.09133
30°25'05" N, 91°05'29" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:LA0073 over N B WARDS CREEK
Structure number:611700770502011
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:140.1 ft. [42.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:65.0 ft. [19.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:75.8 ft. [23.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1956
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:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:36,600 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:18% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:38.6 tons [35.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:22.8 tons [20.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:81.9

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
July 201481.9Not deficientGoodGoodGood36600
July 201281.6Not deficientGoodGoodGood39100
September 201081.5Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good40100
September 200881.7Not deficientVery Good-Very Good38200
September 200681.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood35600
September 200481.1Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood34300
September 200281.1Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood34400
September 200081.4Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good31564
September 199881.4Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good31980
September 199681.3Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good32620
September 199482.3Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good29269
September 199282.8Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good24190
September 199082.8Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good24190