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Bayou Black Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #261687

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Swing bridge over Bayou Black on Carroll Street in Gibson
Location
Gibson, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Future prospects
Available for reuse
History
Built 1945
Design
Cable-stayed swing bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 97.1 ft.
Total length: 95.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Carroll Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.68697, -90.99074   (decimal degrees)
29°41'13" N, 90°59'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/694414/3285788 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gibson
Inventory number
BH 19148 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2013)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1972)
660

Update Log 

  • August 19, 2017: Updated by Jared Mixson: Closed and up for sale
  • October 23, 2016: New photos from C Hanchey
  • January 20, 2011: New photos from C Hanchey
  • March 22, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added Street View and Corrected GPS.

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Comments 

Bayou Black Bridge
Posted March 28, 2015, by Janna

Bridge is closed currently. (3-28-2015)