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Boeuf River LA 15 Bridge

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Photo taken by M. D. Caillet in October 2014

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Boeuf River on LA 15
Location
Richland Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Contact Stacie Palmer at stacie.palmer@la.gov or 225-242-4517 by November 1, 2016 if you are interested in acquiring this bridge for adaptive re-use or if you have questions on submitting a proposal. Details: http://wwwsp.dotd.la.gov/Inside_LaDOTD/Divisions/Engineering...
History
Built 1939
Design
Main span: Riveted, 7-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 493.0 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.3 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.37398, -91.88081   (decimal degrees)
32°22'26" N, 91°52'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/605284/3582440 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gilleyville
Inventory number
BH 19102 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 2.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
2,300

Update Log 

  • August 1, 2016: Updated by James Baughn: Bridge is available for adaptive reuse
  • December 31, 2014: New photos from M. D. Caillet
  • March 22, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added Street View.