+32.13601, -93.49440
32°08'10" N, 93°29'40" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0509 over CROOKED BAYOU
Structure number:044101050301111
Location:.90 MI WEST OF LA 1
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Total length:115.2 ft. [35.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:28.5 ft. [8.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1978
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:6
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,200 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:19% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:34.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$561,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018PoorPoorPoorSerious220034.5
June 2017PoorPoorPoorSerious210028.6
June 2015PoorPoorPoorSerious210044.2
June 2014PoorPoorPoorSerious200045.2
June 2013PoorPoorPoorSerious171045.3
June 2012PoorPoorPoorSerious165045.3
June 2011PoorPoorPoorSerious159045.3
June 2010PoorPoorPoorSerious144045.4
June 2009PoorPoorPoorSerious140045.4
July 2008PoorPoorPoorSerious130045.4
July 2007PoorPoorPoorSerious89045.5
November 2006PoorPoorPoorSerious90045.5
June 2005PoorPoorPoorFair91061.6
June 2004PoorPoorPoorFair105061.6
July 2002FairGoodGoodSatisfactory84091.7
July 2000FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory108891.6
October 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood83791.7
August 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood83791.7
August 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood105791.4
July 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood311682.7
July 1990GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood311682.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Timber Abutmentlinear ft.10496800
Steel Pileeach4040000
Timber Pileeach2500250
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.368368000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2242071250
Pourable Jointlinear ft.224002240
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.230230000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,1501,150000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.3,5653,367182160
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,1622,20895400