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Bayou Boeuf LA 1177 Bridge

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West Approach

Photo taken by David Backlin in March 2013

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BH Photo #251123

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Bayou Boeuf on LA 1177
Location
Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, and Rapides Parish, Louisiana
Status
In storage
Future prospects
The bridge has been removed from the roadway and has been replaced under State and Federal Project No H.007876. The bridge truss components (truss sides and bottom) are in storage at the DOTD maintenance yard. While the marketing period has expired, the bridge truss is still available for ownership transfer until it is recycled. Contact Carey Coxe, Environmental Impact Specialist DCL at carey.coxe@la.gov for more information. Details: http://wwwsp.dotd.la.gov/Inside_LaDOTD/Divisions/Engineering...
History
Built ca. 1920 as part of the Jefferson Highway
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 121.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.96545, -92.21548   (decimal degrees)
30°57'56" N, 92°12'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/574969/3425987 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bunkie
Inventory number
BH 18975 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2014)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 18.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
290

Update Log 

  • August 1, 2016: Bridge is currently in storage... for now
  • March 27, 2016: Bridge is available for reuse
  • March 22, 2013: New photos from David Backlin
  • March 8, 2010: Updated by Cliff Darby: Added Street View

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Comments 

Bayou Boeuf LA 1177 Bridge Reuse
Posted August 7, 2013, by Brad Smith (gaberdine [at] hotmail [dot] com)