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Red River Bridge

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Coushatta Bridge Red River

Original bridge over the Red River at Coushatta, La. Taken in early 1950s.

Louisiana Highway Commission

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BH Photo #382724

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Description 

Constructed for $10.4 million beginning in June 1988. Opened to traffic on September 5, 1990, replacing the A. Hazard Perry Memorial Bridge on US 84 built in 1932. US 371 was added to the route upon its designation in 1994.

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Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Red River on US 84 / US 371
Location
Coushatta, Red River Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1990
Builders
- Jensen Construction Co. of Des Moines, Iowa & Sand Springs, Oklahoma (approaches)
- Rosiek Construction Co. (center span)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 310.1 ft.
Total length: 2,682.2 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Deck width: 40.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.01402, -93.35342   (decimal degrees)
32°00'50" N, 93°21'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/466622/3542044 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Coushatta
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
9,200
Inventory number
BH 53297 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 82.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 5, 2020: Updated by Roger Collins: Added builders and description text.
  • March 11, 2017: New photo from James Rhed
  • August 27, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "US 84"
  • August 27, 2012: Added by Jared Mixson

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  • James Rhed