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US165 Ouachita River Bridge

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Columbia Bridge

Deck removed prior to demolition.

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BH Photo #260106

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Facts 

Overview
Vertical lift bridge over Ouachita River on US 165 at Columbia
Location
Caldwell Parish, Louisiana
Status
Lost 2007 by implosion
History
Built 1931; Replaced 2007
Design
Vertical lift
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 990.9 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.8 ft.
Also called
Columbia Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.10667, -92.07333   (decimal degrees)
32°06'24" N, 92°04'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/587428/3552634 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Columbia
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
9,800
Inventory number
BH 18990 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 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: 77.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 28, 2013: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • July 20, 2013: New photo from Joshua Bonnette
  • May 17, 2008: Updated by David B. Haun: Updated Catergories, History, Status, Status description

Sources 

  • David B. Haun
  • Joshua Bonnette
  • Douglas Butler

Comments 

Columbia Bridge
Posted May 16, 2008, by Robby (robby [dot] miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge was imploded on August 27, 2007 and replaced by a new 4 lane concrete bridge. There are a few videos of the implosion out there "google" it and you can watch it.