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Lee Edwards Road Bridge

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From the north

Photo taken by Cliff Darby in June 2010

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BH Photo #166943

Map 

Description 

Not the most significant bridge, but pudding-proof of what overloads can do to ANY bridge of ANY material. Probably a log truck that destroyed this bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Indian Creek on Lee Edwards Road
Location
Grant Parish, Louisiana
Status
Lost
Future prospects
Partially collapsed, bypassed by a giant culvert
History
Built 1960, Closed 2010
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 19.0 ft.
Total length: 71.9 ft.
Deck width: 19.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.71500, -92.43333   (decimal degrees)
31°42'54" N, 92°25'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/553690/3508985 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mudville
Elevation
71 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 1979)
20
Inventory number
BH 45440 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 30 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • November 23, 2011: Updated by Cliff Darby: Bridge has been replaced
  • June 1, 2010: Added by Cliff Darby

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