+32.41281, -93.72800
32°24'46" N, 93°43'41" 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]
Sufficiency rating:97.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017FairGoodGoodSatisfactory2538097.6
February 2015GoodGoodGoodGood2532097.6
February 2013GoodGoodGoodGood2370095.8
February 2011GoodGoodGoodGood2262097.9
January 2009GoodGoodGoodGood2172098.0
January 2007GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1746098.4
January 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1662098.4
February 2003GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1782098.3
May 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1619898.5
April 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good995799.1
February 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good995799.1
February 1995GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1044199.2
February 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1279999.0
February 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1279999.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,8881,888000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.12,7607,5605,20000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.119112070
Reinforced Concrete Pileeach2525000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.170170000
Compression Jointlinear ft.279027900
Elastomeric Bearingeach6060000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.4724126000