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Old Cane River Lake Bridge

Photos 

From LA 494 West

Photo taken by Joshua Bonnette in July 2013

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BH Photo #260166

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Served as part of LA Highway 423 from 1928 until the renumbering of the state highway system in 1955, then carried LA 119 until being replaced by the current bridge in 1980.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Cane River Lake on former LA 119
Location
Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1912; replaced 1980
Design
Pratt through truss
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.66361, -93.00146   (decimal degrees)
31°39'49" N, 93°00'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/499861/3503150 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 57273 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

A-frame portal (399)
Built 1912 (735)
Built during 1910s (8,807)
Bypassed (153)
Closed (2,442)
Have street view (22,590)
Louisiana (659)
NR-eligible (3,979)
Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana (11)
Pin-connected (3,308)
Pratt through truss (4,625)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Through truss (12,952)
Truss (29,557)

Update Log 

  • October 3, 2017: Updated by Roger Collins: Added state highway designations.
  • August 8, 2015: New photo from Jared Mixson
  • July 21, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • July 21, 2013: Added by Joshua Bonnette

Sources 

  • Joshua Bonnette
  • Luke
  • Jared Mixson