Rating:
3 votes

Cypress Creek Bridge

Photos 

Abutment

The abutment is old-style concrete. The banks were too steep to climb to the creek bottom

Photo taken by Cliff Darby

BH Photo #176866

Map 

Description 

This bridge is on the original alignment of US 165 in Kisatchie National Forest, just a few hundred yards west of the current 4-lane. Bypassed in the 1950s when current alignment was utilized.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over Cypress Creek on Red Hill Road / Old 165
Location
Grant Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1935 on original allignment of US 165
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Span length: 28.9 ft.
Total length: 28.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.69167, -92.41333   (decimal degrees)
31°41'30" N, 92°24'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/555598/3506409 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mudville
Average daily traffic (as of 1979)
61
Inventory number
BH 45660 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 68 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Beam (13,392)
Built 1935 (1,714)
Built during 1930s (10,893)
Concrete tee beam (2,657)
Grant Parish, Louisiana (16)
Louisiana (665)
Open (37,739)
Owned by county (19,218)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,349)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,322)
US 165 (10)

Update Log 

  • September 12, 2010: New photos from Cliff Darby
  • September 9, 2010: Updated by Cliff Darby: Added Description
  • July 16, 2010: Added by Cliff Darby

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