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



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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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