+30.50576, -91.04016
30°30'21" N, 91°02'25" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:LA0037 over COMITE RIVER
Structure number:611702540203401
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Total length:301.9 ft. [92.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.5 ft. [10.2 m]
Skew angle:12°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1961
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:Steel [3]
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: October 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:17,040 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:24% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:40.6 tons [36.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:27.8 tons [25.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:58.8

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
October 201558.8Not deficientSatisfactoryFairGood17040
January 201458.8Not deficientSatisfactoryFairGood17040
August 201165.1Not deficientSatisfactoryFairGood18600
July 200976.2Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood21540
July 200776.1Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood22140
July 200576.2Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodVery Good21780
July 200376.2Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodVery Good21600
July 200176.6Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodVery Good19503
July 199976.7Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodVery Good18867
July 199774.3Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good18867
July 199574.2Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good17983
July 199374.9Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good14547
July 199174.8Not deficientGoodGoodVery Good14997