+31.91328, -91.33310
31°54'48" N, 91°19'59" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0568 over VAN BUREN BAYOU
Structure number:585400750312121
Location:0.40 M N of LA 3024
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Total length:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1995
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:410 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:15% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Sufficiency rating:96.7

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
February 2018Good7 out of 1041096.7
February 2016Good7 out of 1041096.7
February 2014Good7 out of 1042096.7
February 2012Good7 out of 1045096.7
February 2010Good7 out of 1048096.6
November 2007Good8 out of 1045096.7
October 2005Good8 out of 1045096.7
October 2003Good8 out of 1047095.6
August 2001Good8 out of 1050695.6
September 1999Good8 out of 1045895.7
August 1997Good8 out of 1045895.7
October 1995GoodN out of 1075535.1
July 1994FairN out of 1074835.2
July 1993FairN out of 1046935.3
July 1992FairN out of 1046335.3
July 1991FairN out of 1046335.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Culvertlinear ft.405405000