LA3048 over BEE BAYOU


+32.42709, -91.72140
32°25'38" N, 91°43'17" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA3048 over BEE BAYOU
Structure number:054203390301991
Location:2.0 MI NORTH OF LA 584
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Total length:134.8 ft. [41.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.6 ft. [8.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1960
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:7
Main spans material:Wood or timber [7]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:1,080 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:55.1

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2017FairSatisfactoryFairFair108055.1
October 2015FairSatisfactoryFairFair104055.0
January 2014FairSatisfactoryFairFair103055.0
January 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory90065.1
January 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory99065.1
October 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory99065.1
August 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory93065.1
March 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory126065.0
September 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory128065.0
July 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory128065.0
April 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory155864.9
August 1995PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor142339.0
July 1994PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor140939.0
July 1993PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor60445.3
October 1992PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor72745.3
July 1990FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory72769.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Timber Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,2402,238200
Timber Columneach20200
Timber Abutmentlinear ft.5252000
Timber Pileeach42221811
Timber Pier Caplinear ft.1561362000
Timber Decksq. ft.3,3601,6801,68000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,3603,26010000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.280280000