+32.12663, -93.35120
32°07'36" N, 93°21'04" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0783 over BAYOU CHICOT
Structure number:044103030105231
Location:5.23 MI NORTH OF LA 783
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Total length:115.2 ft. [35.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.6 ft. [7.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
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 [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:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:670 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:25% 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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:20.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$561,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018PoorPoorPoorSerious67020.1
June 2017PoorPoorPoorSerious66020.1
June 2015PoorFairFairSerious66022.7
August 2014PoorFairFairSerious65035.1
June 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory69078.0
June 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory70079.0
July 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory70079.0
June 2006GoodGoodGoodGood51079.1
June 2004GoodGoodGoodGood58079.0
July 2002GoodGoodGoodGood58079.0
July 2000GoodGoodGoodGood58278.0
November 1998GoodGoodGoodGood66977.9
August 1996GoodGoodGoodGood66977.9
August 1994GoodGoodGoodGood54377.0
July 1992GoodGoodGoodGood53477.0
July 1990GoodGoodGoodGood53478.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Timber Abutmentlinear ft.8476800
Steel Pileeach1414000
Timber Pileeach35022112
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.2828000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1961610350
Pourable Jointlinear ft.196001960
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.228228000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.753753000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.3,1922,9561311050
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,7361,99674000