+31.46588, -93.74596
31°27'57" N, 93°44'45" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0006 over TOLEDO BEND RES.
Structure number:084300340100001
Location:3.45 MI WEST OF LA 191
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:200.1 ft. [61.0 m]
Total length:13196.5 ft. [4022.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.5 ft. [10.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1967
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:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,300 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:15% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:61.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory330061.0
August 2016FairFairSatisfactoryVery Good320059.0
August 2014FairFairSatisfactoryVery Good320059.0
October 2013FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory350059.0
April 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory260062.5
July 2006FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory230065.5
January 1996PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory222643.5
August 1992PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory165044.5
May 1991PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory165044.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,2602,260000
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.48,72048,720000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.344,115344,115000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach348348000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.44000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.106106000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.4,6984,698000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.243243000
Open Jointlinear ft.4,7254,725000
Other Jointlinear ft.5353000
Elastomeric Bearingeach1,3921,392000
Movable Bearingeach88000
Fixed Bearingeach1616000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.25,48825,488000