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Bayou Teche LA 323 Bridge

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Bayou Teche LA 323 Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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Overview
Swing bridge over Bayou Teche on LA 323
Location
St. Mary Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Available for adaptive reuse: http://wwwsp.dotd.la.gov/Inside_LaDOTD/Divisions/Engineering...
History
Built 1941
Design
Swing polygonal Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 165.0 ft.
Total length: 313.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Oaklawn Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.84057, -91.45515   (decimal degrees)
29°50'26" N, 91°27'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/649243/3302120 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Centerville
Inventory number
BH 19122 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 35.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
260

Update Log 

  • March 27, 2016: Updated by James Baughn: Bridge is available for reuse
  • May 3, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • August 6, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: corrected GPS coordinates

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Douglas Butler
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com