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Bobtown Bridge

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Photo taken by C Hanchey in April 2011

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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Overview
Swing bridge over Bayou Grand Caillou on a Bobtown Bridge Road
Location
Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1960
Design
Swing bridge with Queenpost pony trusses, cable-stayed
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.0 ft.
Total length: 158.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.47255, -90.70212   (decimal degrees)
29°28'21" N, 90°42'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/722818/3262541 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dulac
Inventory number
BH 19154 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 35.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1978)
400

Update Log 

  • October 23, 2016: New photos from C Hanchey
  • February 5, 2011: New Street View added by Cliff Darby

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Cliff Darby - clif30 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler