+32.41015, -93.72523
32°24'37" N, 93°43'31" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:LA0526 over BAYOU PIERRE
Structure number:040908090813022
Location:1.3 MI EAST OF LA 523
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:46.9 ft. [14.3 m]
Total length:215.9 ft. [65.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:35.8 ft. [10.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:95.8 ft. [29.2 m]
Skew angle:10°
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:5
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
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:28,200 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:20% 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:39.2 tons [35.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:30.3 tons [27.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:78.5

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201778.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-28200
February 201582.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-30480
February 201383.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-28200
February 201184.0GoodGoodGoodGood-25200
February 200984.0GoodGoodGoodGood-24360
January 200787.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-18360
January 200588.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-17340
January 200388.6GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-16860
May 200193.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-7444
April 199991.2GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-12670
January 199791.2GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-12670
February 199591.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-13204
January 199391.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-13204
January 199191.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-13204