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US 80 Bridge

Photos 

East Approach

Photo taken by David Backlin in March 2011

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BH Photo #196149

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over KCS RR on US 80
Location
Bienville Parish, Louisiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1954; Replaced 2016
Railroads
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 71.9 ft.
Total length: 144.0 ft.
Deck width: 30.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.54583, -93.12949   (decimal degrees)
32°32'45" N, 93°07'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/487841/3600947 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ada
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1,360
Inventory number
BH 48485 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 31.3 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 19, 2018: Updated by David Backlin: Updated to Replaced
  • November 5, 2015: Updated by David Backlin: Bridge is now doomed
  • September 23, 2012: New Street View added by Jared Mixson
  • March 26, 2011: New photos from David Backlin
  • March 24, 2011: Added by David Backlin

Sources 

Comments 

US 80 Bridge
Posted November 6, 2015, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)

New bridge under construction just to the north of current bridge will remove the double curve

US 80 Bridge
Posted March 28, 2011, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)

I visited this bridge on 23 March 2011. At first glance, it appears to be in good condition but upon closer inspection it is showing its years with the embankments eroding away and parts of the bridge railing crumbling.