+32.18485, -93.35940
32°11'05" N, 93°21'34" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0514 over BAYOU CHICOT
Structure number:044101000104801
Location:1.8 MI EAST OF US 71
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Total length:133.9 ft. [40.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:28.2 ft. [8.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1970
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 Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,300 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:40.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$639,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017PoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySerious130040.1
June 2015PoorSatisfactoryGoodSerious130040.1
June 2014FairSatisfactoryGoodFair127071.4
June 2013FairGoodGoodFair165071.1
June 2012FairGoodGoodFair158071.2
June 2011FairGoodGoodFair144073.3
June 2010FairGoodGoodFair121073.5
October 2009FairGoodGoodFair119073.5
July 2008FairGoodGoodFair116073.5
July 2007FairGoodGoodFair82073.8
June 2006FairGoodGoodFair32082.8
June 2005FairGoodGoodFair50081.6
June 2004FairGoodGoodFair98073.7
July 2003FairGoodGoodFair97073.7
July 2002FairGoodGoodFair100073.6
August 2001FairGoodGoodFair93573.7
June 2000FairGoodGoodFair93573.7
November 1998FairGoodGoodSatisfactory110984.7
September 1996FairGoodGoodSatisfactory95484.8
September 1994FairGoodGoodSatisfactory91784.4
July 1992FairGoodGoodSatisfactory86384.5
July 1990FairGoodGoodSatisfactory86385.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Timber Abutmentlinear ft.124124000
Steel Pileeach1212000
Timber Pileeach4023737
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1881706120
Pourable Jointlinear ft.232023200
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.268268000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.885885000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.3,8863,7919500
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,5652,6278041340