LA1026 over CANAL


+30.51630, -90.94338
30°30'59" N, 90°56'36" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:LA1026 over CANAL
Structure number:623202730302341
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Total length:77.1 ft. [23.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1973
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:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:11,000 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:1% 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:42.6 tons [38.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:25.7 tons [23.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:88.2

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201488.2Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory11000
April 201288.2Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory10100
April 201088.2Not deficientGoodGoodGood8700
June 200888.2Not deficientGoodGoodGood8400
May 200688.2Not deficientGoodGoodGood6800
March 200488.2Not deficientGoodGoodGood6200
April 200288.2Not deficientGoodGoodGood5700
May 200098.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood5136
April 199898.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood4853
March 199696.0Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory4729
January 199496.0Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory3030
February 199296.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood3187