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Bud Bayou Bridge

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Note: The following information comes from the National Bridge Inventory and has not been verified.
Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Bud Bayou on LA 736
Location
St. Martin Parish, Louisiana
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1938
Builder
- Civilian Conservation Corps
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 28.9 ft.
Total length: 86.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.13296, -91.82263   (decimal degrees)
30°07'59" N, 91°49'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/613406/3334103 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Parks
Average daily traffic (as of 1980)
284
Inventory number
BH 66349 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 3 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 28, 2015: Added by James Baughn

Comments 

Bud Bayou Bridge
Posted May 23, 2016, by Tim Westcott (tim [at] westcott [dot] net)

My grandfather built this bridge as a member of the CCC in 1933-34. Attached is a picture