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Shreveport-Barksdale Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken in July 2013

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BH Photo #261211

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Street View 

Description 

There are two parallel bridges here. This one is the second. The original was torn down and the current parallel span (NBI# 040904200101522) was built in 2008 immediately after the recondition of the existing span. .

Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over Red River; Clyde Fant Parkway on LA 3032
Location
Bossier City, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, and Bossier Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1972; rehabilitated 2002
Design
Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 375.0 ft.
Total length: 2,692.1 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Deck width: 34.1 ft.
Also called
Westgate Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.49000, -93.70167   (decimal degrees)
32°29'24" N, 93°42'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/434077/3594967 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
15,660
Inventory number
BH 57387 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 82.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 4, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • October 26, 2013: Updated by Brad Smith: Corrected the name of the bridge, and gave limited history
  • July 28, 2013: Updated by M. D. Caillet: Added category "Red River"

Sources 

  • Brad Smith - gaberdine [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com