+32.83723, -91.48290
32°50'14" N, 91°28'58" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0878 over COLEWA BAYOU
Structure number:056203320101621
Location:1.6 MI WEST OF LA 2
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Total length:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1980
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:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:440 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:99.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory44099.9
January 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory45099.9
February 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory50099.9
February 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory49099.9
February 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory47099.9
February 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory53099.9
July 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory51099.9
April 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory49099.9
March 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory41099.9
February 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodGood47899.9
November 1995FairSatisfactoryGoodGood49799.9
October 1993FairSatisfactoryGoodGood43699.9
November 1991GoodGoodGoodGood30099.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Timber Abutmentlinear ft.110001100
Timber Pileeach1915130
Prestressed Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.111109200
Timber Pier Caplinear ft.66000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.9909900
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.330330000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,6501,650000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.1,2541,245900