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LA0327 over BAYOU FOUNTIAN

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Coordinates:
+30.36447, -91.12133
30°21'52" N, 91°07'17" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:LA0327 over BAYOU FOUNTIAN
Structure number:611702570304171
Location:61172570304171
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Total length:78.1 ft. [23.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.8 ft. [10.0 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:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:12,500 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank and embankment protection is severely undermined. River control devices have severe damage. Large deposits of debris are in the channel. [4]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:42.6 tons [38.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:25.7 tons [23.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:32.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$400,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201532.0Structurally deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor12500
June 201313.2Structurally deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySerious12500
July 201113.2Structurally deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySerious13100
July 201013.2Structurally deficientGoodGoodSerious14800
June 200913.2Structurally deficientVery GoodGoodSerious15200
June 200850.0Functionally obsoleteVery GoodGoodFair14800
June 200662.5Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodSatisfactory13600
June 200462.6Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood13400
June 200263.1Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood12600
June 200065.8Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood12374
June 199866.8Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good12228
June 199665.1Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good9847
June 199466.4Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good7564
June 199262.7Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good14273
June 199062.7Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good14273