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Paris Road Bridge

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LA 47/Paris Road Bridge

Steel Arch over the Gulf Intercoastal Waterway

Photo taken by Bob Morgan in January 2010

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Overview
Steel through arch bridge over Gulf Intercoastal Waterway on LA 47 (Paris Road)
Location
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1967
Design
Steel through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 702.1 ft.
Total length: 6,622.4 ft. (1.3 mi.)
Deck width: 58.1 ft.
Also called
Green Bridge (refers to original paint color)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.00431, -89.93886   (decimal degrees)
30°00'16" N, 89°56'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/216503/3322900 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Little Woods
Inventory number
BH 43884 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 73.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
28,100

Update Log 

  • October 5, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • September 26, 2014: New photos from Irma Hale
  • July 8, 2010: New photo from Nathan Morton
  • April 14, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • February 2, 2010: Updated by Bob Morgan: moved map marker to center of span
  • January 12, 2010: Added by Bob Morgan

Sources 

  • Bob Morgan - morgans212 [at] att [dot] net
  • Nathan Morton - morton890 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Paris Road Bridge
Posted November 4, 2015, by Jay Schmitt (jaybird70460 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge was upgraded I believe in the early to mid 80's to meet Interstate standards for a route that never happened. Was going to be I-410 and a beltway, but ended up as the I-510 spur we have today.

Paris Road Bridge
Posted November 4, 2015, by Jay Schmitt (jaybird70460 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge was upgraded I believe in the early to mid 80's to meet Interstate standards for a route that never happened. Was going to be I-410 and a beltway, but ended up as the I-510 spur we have today.