SR 438 over BAYOU


+33.27014, -90.82001
33°16'13" N, 90°49'12" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 438 over BAYOU
Structure number:310043807601230
Location:2.7 MI E US 61
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Total length:160.1 ft. [48.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:36.7 ft. [11.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1996
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:4
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:340 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:70.8 tons [64.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:42.5 tons [38.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:97.5

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201697.5GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-340
November 201497.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-340
November 201297.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-490
November 201097.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-490
January 201099.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-490
March 200799.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-600
July 200499.2GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-560
July 200295.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-2300
July 199999.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-410
September 199899.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-410
July 199699.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-410
July 19952.0PoorSeriousSeriousSeriousSD400
July 19932.0PoorSeriousSeriousSeriousSD460
September 19922.0PoorSeriousSeriousSeriousSD650
July 19902.0PoorSeriousSeriousSeriousSD650

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.1,4201,420000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.9292000
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach1515000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.112112000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.1706800102
Elastomeric Bearingeach8080000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.320320000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.5,8515,851000