SH 44 over BEE BAYOU

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.


+34.18658, -90.96494
34°11'12" N, 90°57'54" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 44 over BEE BAYOU
Structure number:000000000003052
Location:2.8 NO JCT SH 85
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Total length:52.2 ft. [15.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:26.6 ft. [8.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1957
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:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2014

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:590 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:24% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:36.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$61,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2014PoorGoodGoodPoor59036.3
November 2013PoorGoodGoodPoor48038.8
November 2012PoorGoodGoodPoor48038.8
November 2011PoorGoodGoodPoor48037.2
December 2010PoorGoodGoodPoor48037.2
December 2009PoorGoodGoodPoor48037.2
November 2008PoorGoodGoodPoor45037.9
December 2007PoorGoodGoodPoor49036.9
December 2006PoorGoodGoodPoor49022.7
December 2004PoorGoodGoodPoor44022.7
November 2002PoorGoodGoodPoor62022.5
November 2000PoorGoodGoodPoor73022.5
December 1998PoorGoodGoodPoor73022.5
December 1996PoorGoodGoodPoor30528.2
November 1994PoorGoodGoodPoor30540.8
October 1992PoorGoodGoodPoor30540.8
October 1991PoorGoodGoodPoor85221.0