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Bayou Chene Bridge

Map 

Description 

Opened to traffic in October 1916 after about 90 days of construction. Carried the Old Spanish Trail and US 90 until being re-routed onto what is now US 90 BUS/LA 182 in 1928. Bridge abandoned between 1930 and 1934 and subsequently removed.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Bayou Chene on LA 1092E (formerly US 90/LA 2)
Location
Assumption Parish, Louisiana, and St. Mary Parish, Louisiana
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1916; removed during 1930s
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.64117, -91.10179   (decimal degrees)
29°38'28" N, 91°06'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/683750/3280531 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 76825 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 28, 2017: Added by Roger Collins