+30.50563, -91.04008
30°30'20" N, 91°02'24" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:LA0037 over COMITE RIVER
Structure number:611702540203402
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Total length:299.9 ft. [91.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.8 ft. [10.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1977
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: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 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:17,040 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:24% 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:90.1 tons [81.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:45.5 tons [41.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:61.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
July 201461.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood17040
August 201161.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood18600
July 200961.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood21540
July 200762.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood22140
July 200562.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood21780
July 200362.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood21600
July 200162.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood19503
July 199962.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good18867
July 199763.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good18867
July 199563.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good17983
July 199363.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good14547
July 199163.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good14997