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Bayou Black Bridge

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Street View 

Description 

Vertical lift bridge with towers removed.

Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss bridge over Bayou Black on La0182
Location
Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1946
Design
Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 61.0 ft.
Total length: 189.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.68472, -90.99833   (decimal degrees)
29°41'05" N, 90°59'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/693683/3285526 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gibson
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
3,100
Inventory number
BH 50905 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 27.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • September 9, 2020: Updated by Nathan Holth: Refined bridge type.
  • January 13, 2012: New Street View added by Cliff Darby
  • January 12, 2012: Added by Nathan Holth

Comments 

Bayou Black Bridge
Posted September 9, 2020, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

I was able to secure plans for this bridge via a FOIA request and these plans revealed the original vertical lift towers that this bridge once had. I have updated the type on this page. Full coverage at https://historicbridges.org/bridges/browser/?bridgebrowser=l...