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Belle Chasse Tunnel

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Overview
Tunnel under I C Waterway on Southbound LA 23
Location
Belle Chasse, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1956
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Span length: 799.9 ft.
Total length: 799.9 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.87133, -90.00942   (decimal degrees)
29°52'17" N, 90°00'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/788872/3308284 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bertrandville
Inventory number
BH 51172 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2011)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 36.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
40,800

Update Log 

  • June 14, 2017: New photo from John Christeson
  • May 31, 2013: New photo from M. D. Caillet
  • May 30, 2013: New photo from M. D. Caillet
  • February 3, 2012: Added by Ben Tate

Sources 

  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • John Christeson - john_christeson [at] yahoo [dot] com