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Greater New Orleans Bridge

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Photo taken by Ben Tate in February 2012

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Overview
Through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on westbound Business US 90 in New Orleans
Location
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, and Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1957, opened to traffic April 15, 1958
Design
Cantilevered through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 1,575.7 ft.
Total length: 3,018.2 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Deck width: 51.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.93722, -90.05667   (decimal degrees)
29°56'14" N, 90°03'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/784119/3315473 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Orleans East
Inventory number
BH 19081 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2013)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 52.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
90,780

Update Log 

  • September 30, 2014: New photo from Zachary S
  • May 31, 2013: New photos from M. D. Caillet
  • October 9, 2012: New photo from Jann Mayer
  • February 24, 2012: New photos from Ben Tate
  • April 19, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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