+32.44343, -93.73100
32°26'36" N, 93°43'52" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0511 over BAYOU PIERRE
Structure number:040901020202981
Location:.8 MI EAST OF LA 523
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Total length:174.9 ft. [53.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:64.6 ft. [19.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:78.1 ft. [23.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:7
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:19,700 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:94.1

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1970094.1
February 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1850094.3
February 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1910078.6
February 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2290077.9
January 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2260078.0
January 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory2330077.8
January 2005FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory2400077.7
February 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory2350077.8
May 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory2184078.1
April 1999FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1543079.2
March 1997FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1543079.2
February 1996FairSatisfactoryGoodFair1862466.8
January 1994FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1075880.0
February 1992FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1122379.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1761630130
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach1210020
Reinforced Concrete Pileeach5452020
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.426420600
Pourable Jointlinear ft.624618600
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.350350000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8,4008,400000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.350350000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.11,30510,430208550