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LA659 Intracoastal Waterway Bridge

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LA 659 Intracoastal Waterway Bridge

Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2016

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BH Photo #354290

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Overview
Lost Deck plate girder vertical lift bridge over Intracostal Canal on LA 659
Location
Houma, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1958; Replaced 1996
Design
Deck plate girder vertical lift
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 157.2 ft.
Total length: 289.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.59913, -90.71019   (decimal degrees)
29°35'57" N, 90°42'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/721759/3276556 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 72397 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/1992)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 48.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
7,993

Update Log 

  • June 2, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 1, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 1, 2016: Added by Luke

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  • Luke
  • Douglas Butler