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Boeuf River LA 561 Bridge

Photos 

Angled view

Looking at the bridge from the abutment

Photo taken by Andrew McDonald in March 2012

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BH Photo #227935

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Boeuf River on LA 561 (Old LA 1497)
Location
Richland Parish, Louisiana, and Caldwell Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1952
Design
Riveted Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 324.0 ft.
Total length: 723.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.18238, -91.97769   (decimal degrees)
32°10'57" N, 91°58'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/596373/3561108 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hebert
Inventory number
BH 19103 (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: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 18.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
600

Update Log 

  • May 10, 2017: New photos from Cliff Darby
  • April 19, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added GPS and info.

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