+30.37433, -91.13990
30°22'28" N, 91°08'24" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:LA0042 over ELBOW BAYOU
Structure number:611702570401461
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:120.1 ft. [36.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:91.9 ft. [28.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:94.5 ft. [28.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1981
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:6
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 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:25,200 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:3% 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:74.2 tons [67.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:44.6 tons [40.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:80.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
July 201580.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood25200
August 201380.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood24200
September 201180.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood19800
September 200980.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood16100
September 200780.0Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good16300
September 200575.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good15400
September 200375.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good15000
September 200175.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good14461
September 199975.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good9506
September 199775.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good9506
September 199575.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good8976
September 199375.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good10097
September 199175.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good10868