Rating:
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Black Bayou Bridge

Photos 

Looking east

Bridge closed to barge traffic, open to vehicular traffic

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

View this photo on Flickr

BH Photo #307411

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pontoon Swing bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway on LA 384
Location
Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1979
Design
Pontoon Swing Bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 165.0 ft.
Total length: 634.6 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.08289, -93.28579   (decimal degrees)
30°04'58" N, 93°17'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/472458/3328004 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Moss Lake
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
7,100
Inventory number
BH 18986 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 53 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 16, 2020: Updated by Nick Boppel: Fix map marker
  • June 19, 2010: New Street View added by Cliff Darby

Sources 

  • Cliff Darby - clif30 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Nick Boppel - nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

LA384 Black Bayou Bridge
Posted May 24, 2019, by Blues Cruze

Dude! We can totally make this! I saw it done in a movie!

We got a 2016 Chevy Cruze with the 1.8 liter l4 Ecotech, a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark and we're wearing sunglasses.

Hit it!

LA384 Black Bayou Bridge
Posted May 24, 2019, by Roger Deschner (rogerdeschner [at] gmail [dot] com)

Darwin award: "2 Texas men die trying to jump car over open drawbridge" It was this bridge.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/2-texas-men-die-trying-...