+31.90120, -91.47330
31°54'04" N, 91°28'24" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA3252 over CHOCTAW BAYOU
Structure number:585408542800001
Location:.01 MI EAST OF LA 573
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Total length:210.0 ft. [64.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1971
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:11
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:170 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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:52.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$936,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018FairFairFairFair17052.1
September 2016FairFairFairFair17052.1
September 2014FairSatisfactoryGoodFair17152.8
March 2013FairSatisfactoryGoodFair14152.8
February 2012FairSatisfactoryGoodFair14152.8
February 2011FairSatisfactoryGoodFair13752.8
December 2009FairSatisfactoryGoodFair13752.8
October 2008FairSatisfactoryGoodFair13952.8
May 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodFair15352.8
March 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodFair16352.8
November 2004FairSatisfactoryFairFair18552.8
October 2003FairSatisfactoryFairFair18552.8
August 2002FairSatisfactoryFairFair18752.8
August 2001FairSatisfactoryFairFair21452.8
July 2000FairSatisfactoryFairFair21452.8
September 1999FairSatisfactoryFairFair21452.8
August 1998PoorSatisfactoryFairSerious21422.6
July 1997FairSatisfactoryFairFair21452.8
June 1996FairSatisfactoryFairFair21652.8
June 1995FairSatisfactoryFairFair26752.8
May 1994FairSatisfactoryFairFair20952.8
June 1993FairSatisfactoryFairFair20552.8
May 1992FairSatisfactoryFairFair131950.6
May 1990FairSatisfactoryGoodFair131952.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Timber Abutmentlinear ft.5656000
Timber Pileeach87580029
Prestressed Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2802008000
Timber Pier Caplinear ft.5858000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.1,2911,291000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.418418000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,2541,254000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.4,2853,68560000