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LOCAL ROAD over MELROSE CANAL

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Coordinates:
+30.45775, -91.13911
30°27'28" N, 91°08'21" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:LOCAL ROAD over MELROSE CANAL
Structure number:611730273910821
Location:.94 MI N LA 73, LA 37 JCT
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Total length:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:49.5 ft. [15.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:58.1 ft. [17.7 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1962
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:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:22,406 [as of 1999]
Truck traffic:24% 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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:54.5 tons [49.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:32.7 tons [29.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:72.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$481,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
December 201572.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory22406
December 201372.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory22406
December 201172.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory22406
January 201072.4Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood22406
January 200872.4Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood22406
February 200672.4Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good22406
April 200472.4Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good22406
May 200272.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good22406
July 200072.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good22406