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Wilders Creek Bridge

Photos 

Left Endcap

The left endcap, showing Wilders Creek stamped onto the bridge

Photo taken by Andrew McDonald in March 2012

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BH Photo #227940

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over Wilders Creek on LA-546
Location
Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1950
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.0 ft.
Total length: 98.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.45361, -92.30278   (decimal degrees)
32°27'13" N, 92°18'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/565530/3590930 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cadeville
Inventory number
BH 51751 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 80.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1,440

Update Log 

  • March 20, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Fixed date in history
  • March 20, 2012: New Street View added by Cliff Darby
  • March 19, 2012: Added by Andrew McDonald

Sources 

  • Andrew McDonald - mcdonaat [at] warhawks [dot] ulm [dot] edu
  • Cliff Darby - clif30 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com

Comments 

Wilders Creek Bridge
Posted March 20, 2012, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Which date to believe: NBI at 1953 or the cast in date on the bridge at 1950? The phrase "set in stone" suggests an error in the NBI.