National Steel Bridge Alliance

John James Audubon Bridge

Prize Bridge Information

  • Year Awarded: 2012
  • Year Completed: 2011
  • Location: St. Francisville, LA
  • Award Class: Major Span
  • Designer/EOR: Parsons Corporation
  • Fabricator: Stupp Bridge C ompany (Levee Spans)
  • Owner: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
  • General Contractor: Audubon Bridge C onstructors
  • Detailer: IHI Infrastructure Systems C o., Ltd.
  • Architect: Touchstone Architecture & C onsulting, P.A.

Structure Information

  • Structure Type: Cable Strayed
  • Coating System: Galvanized
  • Span Length (ft): 7@75/4@140/176/290/272/220/159/641/1,583/641/160/12@140/68@75/159/641/1583/641/176/290/272/220
  • Structure Length (ft): 12007
  • Average Deck Width (ft): 66.75
  • Steel Weight/Deck Area (lb/ft²): 372593
  • Amount of Steel (tons): 6505
  • Cost: $352 million