+32.44342, -93.73067
32°26'36" N, 93°43'50" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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]
Operating rating:64.9 tons [59.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.9 tons [35.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:94.1

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201794.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-19700
February 201594.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-18500
February 201378.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-19100
February 201177.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-22900
January 200978.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-22600
January 200777.8FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-23300
January 200577.7FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-24000
February 200377.8FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-23500
May 200178.1FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-21840
April 199979.2FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-15430
March 199779.2FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-15430
February 199666.8FairSatisfactoryGoodFair-18624
January 199480.0FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-10758
February 199279.9FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory-11223