Atchafalaya River US 190 Bridge
On the side road to levee looking northeast towards the bridge
Photo taken by John T. Dauzat
BH Photo #153010
The westbound bridge opened on November 30, 1973 to complement the original 1935 bridge, which was reconfigured to carry only eastbound traffic.
The original bridge was demolished in early 1986. The current eastbound span was built atop its piers and opened on October 27, 1988.
- Pair of through truss bridges over Atchafalaya River on US 190 at Krotz Springs
- Krotz Springs, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, and Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana
- Open to traffic
- Built 1973 (WB) and 1988 (EB)
- Cantilevered through truss
Length of largest span: 779.6 ft.
Total length: 3,402.0 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Deck width: 34.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 19.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +30.54619, -91.74961 (decimal degrees)
30°32'46" N, 91°44'59" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 15/619935/3379975 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
- Inventory number
- BH 19109 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of March 2018)
- Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 74.3 (out of 100)
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- March 22, 2020: Updated by Roger Collins: Added description text with dates.
- June 8, 2015: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Refined design-added approaches
- May 30, 2013: New photos from M. D. Caillet
- June 9, 2010: New Street View added by Cliff Darby