+30.44131, -91.04251
30°26'29" N, 91°02'33" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:LA0426 over LIVELY BAYOU
Structure number:611708170904121
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:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:31.2 ft. [9.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
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:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,900 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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:38.6 tons [35.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:22.8 tons [20.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:62.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$585,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201562.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood7900
June 201362.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood7900
July 201160.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood21900
July 200962.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood17300
July 200761.8Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good14100
July 200561.8Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good14300
July 200361.4Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good16900
July 200161.6Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good15400
July 199961.6Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good15400
July 199764.6Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good15400
July 199564.9Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good16564
July 199365.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good14301
July 199165.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good14744