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Krotz Springs Bridge, Spanning Atchafalaya River, Krotz Springs, St. Landry Parish, LA



B&W Photos

HB503101
View, Prom Southwest, Of Elevation

HB503102
View, From Southwest, Of Elevation

HB503103
View, Looking South, Of Easternmost Span

HB503104
View, Looking South, Of Westernmost Span

HB503105
View, Looking Northwest, Of Eastern Approach

HB503106
View Of Eastern Approach

HB503107
View, Looking West, Of East Approach

HB503108
View, Looking South, Of East Approach

HB503109
View, Looking East, Of West Approach

HB503110
View, Looking South, Of Western Approach

HB503111
View Of Western Approach

HB503112
View, Looking Southeast, Of Steel Deck

HB503113
View, Looking Southeast, Of Steel Deck

HB503114
Steel Deck

HB503115
Steel Deck

HB503116
View Of Concrete Pier, Looking Southeast

HB503117
View Of Concrete Pier, Looking Southeast

HB503118
View Of Lateral Wind Bracing, Looking Northwest

HB503119
Timber Pilings, East Approach

HB503120
Title Sheet, Sheet 1

HB503121
General Plan, Sheet 13

HB503122
East Approach, Sheet 14

HB503123
West Approach, Sheet 15

HB503124
Plan And Profile, River Section, Sheet 17

HB503125
Cantilever Span Direction Diagram, Sheet 18

HB503126
Standard Plan Sheet 41

HB503127
Standard Plan Sheet 42

HB503128
Standard Plan Sheet 43

HB503129
Standard Plan Sheet 44

HB503130
Standard Plan Sheet 45

HB503131
Standard Plan Timber Pile Bent, Sheet 46

HB503132
Erection Diagram, Spans A, B, C, Sheet 62

HB503133
Bottom Chords, Sheet 111

HB503134
Shoe Castings, 500' Span, Sheet 97


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
Spanning Atchafalaya River, Krotz Springs, LA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER LA-7
Building/structure dates: 1934 initial construction
Significance: This bridge is a K-truss bridge and is one of six bridges of this truss type in Louisiana. The K-truss type is virtually non-existent outside of Louisiana.

Subjects
Bridge Construction
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Foundation Company Of New York
Mount Vernon Bridge Company
Nashville Bridge Company
Ames, Leslie R.
Long, Gov. Huey Pierce
Long, Stephen H.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW, PROM SOUTHWEST, OF ELEVATION
2. VIEW, FROM SOUTHWEST, OF ELEVATION
3. VIEW, LOOKING SOUTH, OF EASTERNMOST SPAN
4. VIEW, LOOKING SOUTH, OF WESTERNMOST SPAN
5. VIEW, LOOKING NORTHWEST, OF EASTERN APPROACH
6. VIEW OF EASTERN APPROACH. NEWER BRIDGE TO THE NORTH
7. VIEW, LOOKING WEST, OF EAST APPROACH
8. VIEW, LOOKING SOUTH, OF EAST APPROACH
9. VIEW, LOOKING EAST, OF WEST APPROACH
10. VIEW, LOOKING SOUTH, OF WESTERN APPROACH
11. VIEW OF WESTERN APPROACH
12. VIEW, LOOKING SOUTHEAST, OF STEEL DECK
13. VIEW, LOOKING SOUTHEAST, OF STEEL DECK
14. STEEL DECK
15. STEEL DECK
16. VIEW OF CONCRETE PIER, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
17. VIEW OF CONCRETE PIER, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
18. VIEW OF LATERAL WIND BRACING, LOOKING NORTHWEST
19. TIMBER PILINGS, EAST APPROACH
20. TITLE SHEET, SHEET 1
21. GENERAL PLAN, SHEET 13
22. EAST APPROACH, SHEET 14
23. WEST APPROACH, SHEET 15
24. PLAN AND PROFILE, RIVER SECTION, SHEET 17
25. CANTILEVER SPAN DIRECTION DIAGRAM, SHEET 18
26. STANDARD PLAN SHEET 41
27. STANDARD PLAN SHEET 42
28. STANDARD PLAN SHEET 43
29. STANDARD PLAN SHEET 44
30. STANDARD PLAN SHEET 45
31. STANDARD PLAN TIMBER PILE BENT, SHEET 46
32. ERECTION DIAGRAM, SPANS A, B, C, SHEET 62
33. BOTTOM CHORDS, SHEET 111
34. SHOE CASTINGS, 500' SPAN, SHEET 97


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