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Caddo Lake LA 1 Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken Dec. 2005 by Wayne Kizziar

BH Photo #103372

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Nine-span pony truss bridge over Caddo Lake on LA 1 near Mooringsport
Location
Caddo Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1940
Design
Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 966.6 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.70428, -93.94570   (decimal degrees)
32°42'15" N, 93°56'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/411361/3618899 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mooringsport
Inventory number
BH 18980 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2016)
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: 2.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
5,500

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • May 12, 2014: Updated by James Baughn: Bridge is doomed
  • April 13, 2010: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • December 19, 2005: Posted photo from Wayne Kizziar

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Comments 

Caddo Lake LA 1 Bridge
Posted August 19, 2014, by Brad Smith (gaberdine [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Bridge is closed for temporary repairs. After completion it will be posted for 10 tons. Looks like replacement with UCEB is inevitable.