+31.98901, -93.44208
31°59'20" N, 93°26'31" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0177 over BAYOU PIERRE
Structure number:044101060300001
Location:.1 MI EAST OF LA 510
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:352.1 ft. [107.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.5 ft. [10.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:36.7 ft. [11.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1982
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:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,400 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:19% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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: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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:90.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory340090.5
June 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory330091.6
June 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory310091.0
June 2012GoodGoodGoodGood300092.2
June 2010GoodGoodGoodGood76097.5
July 2008GoodGoodGoodGood76097.5
June 2006GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good420089.9
June 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good85097.4
July 2002GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good84097.4
July 2000GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good81997.4
October 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good75197.6
August 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good85297.4
May 1995GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good83597.4
August 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good81997.4
April 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good42498.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.500500000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,0505,050000
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,2501,250000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.11,55010,88566500
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7668710
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach2323000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.140140000
Compression Jointlinear ft.90443880
Open Jointlinear ft.3030000
Elastomeric Bearingeach6060000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.700700000