+30.37511, -91.06934
30°22'30" N, 91°04'10" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:LA3246 over WARDS CREEK, RR
Structure number:611708174001853
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:202.1 ft. [61.6 m]
Total length:790.1 ft. [240.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:31.5 ft. [9.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.7 ft. [5.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1994
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:9
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,320 [as of 2015]
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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances 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: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]
Inventory rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:67.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,139,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201567.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood2320
June 201367.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood2280
July 201167.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood2070
May 200967.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good2150
April 200767.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good1890
April 200567.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good1960
April 200367.0Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good2070
April 200167.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1899
April 199967.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1725
April 199767.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good137601
April 199567.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good131353