LA0037 over LA 37 OVER US 61


+30.47649, -91.11283
30°28'35" N, 91°06'46" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:LA0037 over LA 37 OVER US 61
Structure number:611702540103121
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:63.0 ft. [19.2 m]
Total length:212.0 ft. [64.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.4 ft. [12.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1968
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:4
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:15,900 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:24% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:71.3 tons [64.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:42.6 tons [38.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:74.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$943,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
July 201574.0Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood15900
July 201374.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood14191
August 201174.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood14191
September 200974.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood14191
September 200772.2Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory14191
September 200572.2Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory14191
September 200372.2Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood14191
September 200172.2Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood14191
September 199972.2Functionally obsoleteVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good14191
September 199775.2Functionally obsoleteVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good14191
September 199575.5Functionally obsoleteVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good14341
September 199375.6Functionally obsoleteVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good13410
September 199175.5Functionally obsoleteVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good14434