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Bayou Wauksha Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Wauksha Bayou on Will Landry Road
Location
St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1950; relocated here ca. 1985; overlaid with train car chassis ca. 2012
Design
Pratt pony truss, rendered non-functional by railroad flatcar overlaid on top
Dimensions
Span length: 75.1 ft.
Total length: 75.1 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.61781, -91.97853   (decimal degrees)
30°37'04" N, 91°58'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/597904/3387691 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Port Barre
Inventory number
BH 54062 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 31.6 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1950 (538)
Built during 1950s (3,433)
Louisiana (670)
NR-eligible (4,027)
Open (37,512)
Owned by county (19,139)
Pony truss (15,200)
Pratt pony truss (3,232)
Pratt truss (8,159)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,956)
St. Landry Parish, Louisiana (26)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,082)
Truss (29,918)

Update Log 

  • October 21, 2012: Added by Jared Mixson

Sources 

  • Jared Mixson