+31.89540, -93.34340
31°53'43" N, 93°20'36" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0174 over BAYOU PIERRE
Structure number:044101120700001
Location:2.31 MI WEST OF LA 1
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:400.9 ft. [122.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:30.2 ft. [9.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.8 ft. [10.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1980
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:910 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:35% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:76.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory91076.4
June 2015FairSatisfactoryGoodGood91087.8
June 2013FairSatisfactoryGoodGood93087.8
June 2011GoodGoodGoodGood220083.3
June 2009GoodGoodGoodGood120087.0
July 2007GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good102087.5
June 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good100088.6
July 2003GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good110087.3
August 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good78389.2
July 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good92688.8
August 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good92688.8
August 1995GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good93289.2
July 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good67693.3
September 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good70393.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.400398200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,96003,96000
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,20059960100
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.12,4005,3207,08000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.68274100
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach2471700
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1866112500
Compression Jointlinear ft.933131310
Assembly with Sealeach3131000
Elastomeric Bearingeach5650132
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,40001,40000