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Katy Bridge

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Katy Bridge

Louisiana has tons of swing bridges

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #288701

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Overview
Swing bridge over Bayou Teche on Katy Bridge App Road
Location
Franklin, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1959
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.1 ft.
Total length: 386.2 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.82681, -91.52751   (decimal degrees)
29°49'37" N, 91°31'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/642272/3300504 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Franklin
Average daily traffic (as of 1971)
1,050
Inventory number
BH 48484 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
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: 46.2 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • July 19, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • March 24, 2011: Added by David Backlin

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