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Bayou Teche LA 87 Bridge (Old)

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Bayou Teche LA 87 Bridge (Old)

Replaced in 2008

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2015

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BH Photo #364266

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Overview
Swing bridge over Bayou Teche on LA 87S
Location
Iberia Parish, Louisiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1957 replaced 2008
Design
Through truss swing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 204.0 ft.
Total length: 451.0 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.99951, -91.80108   (decimal degrees)
29°59'58" N, 91°48'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/615637/3319336 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Iberia South
Inventory number
BH 19019 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2007)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 22.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
12,320

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