LA0426 over WARD CREEK N.BR.


+30.43093, -91.08631
30°25'51" N, 91°05'11" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:LA0426 over WARD CREEK N.BR.
Structure number:611708170901371
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:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1956
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: May 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:22,900 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:36.6 tons [33.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:21.8 tons [19.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:61.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201561.0Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory22900
June 201361.0Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory22600
August 201161.1Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory21900
September 200964.1Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory22400
September 200864.1Not deficientGood-Satisfactory22400
September 200661.5Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood18700
September 200461.2Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood20800
September 200261.2Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good20600
September 200061.3Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good20103
September 199862.1Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good21151
September 199662.1Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good21151
September 199463.0Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good19036
September 199262.9Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good19944
September 199062.9Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good19944