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Lorrain Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #284133

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Wooden bridge over Bayou Lacassine on Lorrain Road
Location
Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, and Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1920 as a wooden drawbridge; closed to traffic March 2, 1998; reconstructed and reopened July 1, 2004
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 19.0 ft.
Total length: 209.0 ft.
Deck width: 23.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.12996, -92.90724   (decimal degrees)
30°07'48" N, 92°54'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/508934/3333190 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lacassine
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
250
Inventory number
BH 38183 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 90.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 23, 2020: New photos from Cliff Darby
  • May 25, 2014: Photo imported by Patrick Feller
  • November 22, 2008: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Cliff Darby - cliffsta1987 [at] gmail [dot] com