+32.41297, -93.72839
32°24'47" N, 93°43'42" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:LA3132 over BAYOU PIERRE
Structure number:040904270108922
Location:.6 MI EAST OF LA 523
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:58.1 ft. [17.7 m]
Total length:232.0 ft. [70.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:52.2 ft. [15.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:55.1 ft. [16.8 m]
Skew angle:76°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1977
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:4
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
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:25,380 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:83.8 tons [76.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.0 tons [34.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:97.6

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201797.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-25380
February 201597.6GoodGoodGoodGood-25320
February 201395.8GoodGoodGoodGood-23700
February 201197.9GoodGoodGoodGood-22620
January 200998.0GoodGoodGoodGood-21720
January 200798.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-17460
January 200598.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-16620
February 200398.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-17820
May 200198.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-16198
April 199999.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-9957
February 199799.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-9957
February 199599.2GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-10441
February 199399.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-12799
February 199199.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-12799