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Delcambre Canal LA 14 Bridge (New)

Photo 

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #261662

Map 

Street Views 

Description 

This new lift bridge is larger when replaced in 1998 while the older lift span was a normal size small last constructed in 1936 by JAL Waddell.

Facts 

Overview
Vertical lift bridge over Delcambre Canal on LA 14
Location
Iberia Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1998
Design
Vertical lift
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 85.9 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.95097, -91.98301   (decimal degrees)
29°57'03" N, 91°58'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/598137/3313786 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Delcambre
Inventory number
BH 19020 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2016)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 82.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
12,400

Update Log 

  • June 1, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 5, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • October 8, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 20, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge has been replaced

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Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler