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Claiborne Avenue Bridge

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Claiborne Avenue Lift Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in May 2011

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BH Photo #198527

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    Description 

    The bridge received an Honorable Mention for an Award of Merit from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) in Class IV in 1957 as the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal Bridge.

    Facts 

    Overview
    Vertical lift bridge over the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (Industrial Canal) on Claiborne Ave. (LA 39) in New Orleans
    Location
    New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana
    Status
    Open to traffic
    History
    Built 1957
    Design
    Vertical lift
    Dimensions
    Length of largest span: 359.8 ft.
    Total length: 2,417.3 ft. (0.5 mi.)
    Deck width: 54.1 ft.
    Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
    Also called
    Judge William Seeber Bridge
    Industrial Canal LA 39 Bridge
    Approximate latitude, longitude
    +29.96904, -90.02560   (decimal degrees)
    29°58'09" N, 90°01'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
    Approximate UTM coordinates
    15/787028/3319078 (zone/easting/northing)
    Quadrangle map:
    New Orleans East
    Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
    31,300
    Inventory number
    BH 19082 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
    Inspection report (as of September 2016)
    Overall condition: Fair
    Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
    Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
    Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
    Sufficiency rating: 71 (out of 100)
    View more at BridgeReports.com

    Update Log 

    • December 3, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
    • October 4, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
    • May 4, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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