+31.06125, -92.03930
31°03'41" N, 92°02'21" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0001 over BAYOU LACOMBE
Structure number:080500523006431
Location:6.43 MILES NORTH OF LA 11
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Skew angle:60°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1972
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,000 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:43.6 tons [39.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:97.6

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
January 201697.6Good7 out of 10-6000
January 201497.6Good7 out of 10-6100
January 201297.6Good7 out of 10-5800
January 201097.6Good7 out of 10-6100
January 200893.5Good7 out of 10-6100
January 200694.4Fair6 out of 10-6800
January 200494.5Fair6 out of 10-6300
January 200294.7Fair6 out of 10-5372
January 200095.0Fair6 out of 10-4257
January 199895.0Fair6 out of 10-4257
January 199694.9Fair6 out of 10-4851
January 199496.2Fair6 out of 10-3486
January 199295.4Fair6 out of 10-2803

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.148148000
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.450450000