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Woodland Bridge

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Photo taken in April 2015

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #327026

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Description 

Built to replace the original 1955 vertical lift span that existed on the immediate northeast side of the current bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on LA 407
Location
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, and Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Opened to traffic on July 18, 1985
Builder
- Johnson Brothers Construction
Design
Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 299.9 ft.
Total length: 5,082.3 ft. (1.0 mi.)
Deck width: 71.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 100.0 ft.
Also called
(New) Algiers Local Coast Intracoastal Waterway Bridge
General DeGaulle Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.90520, -89.98613   (decimal degrees)
29°54'19" N, 89°59'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/211655/3312028 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 67939 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 93.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
12,300

Update Log 

  • April 28, 2017: Updated by Roger Collins: Added common name, opening date, description.
  • August 7, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • June 4, 2015: Added by M. D. Caillet