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LOCAL ROAD over N. BRANCH WARDS CREEK

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Coordinates:
+30.43093, -91.08631
30°25'51" N, 91°05'11" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:LOCAL ROAD over N. BRANCH WARDS CREEK
Structure number:611730259910551
Location:BATON ROUGE
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.7 ft. [11.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:118.4 ft. [36.1 m]
Skew angle:35°
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,000 [as of 1980]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:43.6 tons [39.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:77.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$222,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
June 201577.9Functionally obsolete---1000
July 201377.9Functionally obsolete---1000
July 201177.9Functionally obsolete---1000
July 200977.9Functionally obsolete---1000
July 200777.9Functionally obsolete---1000
July 200577.9Functionally obsolete---1000
August 200377.9Functionally obsolete---1000
September 200177.9Functionally obsolete---1000
October 199977.9Functionally obsolete---1000
January 199878.9Functionally obsolete---1000
May 199678.9Functionally obsolete---1000
June 199378.9Functionally obsolete---1000
June 199178.9Functionally obsolete---1000