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Old US 90 Wax Lake Outlet Bridge

Photo 

Wax Lake Bridges

Photo from State Library of Louisiana

View this photo at state.lib.la.us

BH Photo #255096

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Wax Lake Outlet on US-90
Location
St. Mary Parish, Louisiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1941, replaced 1975
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 511.2 ft.
Total length: 1,306.2 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.69866, -91.37351   (decimal degrees)
29°41'55" N, 91°22'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/657353/3286501 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Patterson
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
12,840
Inventory number
BH 53852 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 96.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 31, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Changed type, added replacement date
  • May 31, 2013: New photo from M. D. Caillet
  • October 7, 2012: Added by Jared Mixson

Sources 

  • Jared
  • Luke

Comments 

Old US 90 Wax Lake Outlet Bridge
Posted August 16, 2016, by gfalcon (geofffalcon [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Actually it was replaced in 1995. In 1975, a parallel prestressed stringer bridge was built for westbound traffic, creating two lanes for each direction.