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US 90 Jennings Overpass

Map 

Description 

Completed in April 1938 after about a year of construction. Originally crossed the Southern Pacific Railroad line, now the BNSF Railway. Replaced by the current structure in 2002.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over BNSF Railway on US 90
Location
Jennings, Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1938; Replaced 2002
Builder
- W.P. Aldrich & Co. (Baton Rouge, LA)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 73.2 ft.
Total length: 726.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Also called
Southern Pacific Railroad Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.23147, -92.67291   (decimal degrees)
30°13'53" N, 92°40'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/531473/3344479 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jennings
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
4,900
Inventory number
BH 53628 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 100 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 18, 2020: Updated by Roger Collins: Added builder, dates, description text.
  • September 25, 2012: Added by Jared Mixson

Sources 

  • Jared