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Moss Bluff Drawbridge

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LA 378 Bridge

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #275145

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Overview
Vertical lift bridge over West Fork Calcasieu River on LA 378 in Moss Bluff
Location
Moss Bluff, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1968
Design
Vertical lift
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 623.8 ft.
Deck width: 24.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.2 ft.
Also called
West Fork Calcasieu River LA 378 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.29691, -93.24886   (decimal degrees)
30°17'49" N, 93°14'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/476070/3351712 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Moss Bluff
Inventory number
BH 18988 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 28.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
13,800

Update Log 

  • May 16, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 7, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • February 20, 2014: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • May 13, 2010: Updated by Cliff Darby: Adjusted GPS coordinates

Sources 

  • Cliff Darby - clif30 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler