+31.94171, -91.41280
31°56'30" N, 91°24'46" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA3252 over CHOCTAW BAYOU
Structure number:585408542805301
Location:LOG MI 3.20 FROM 24 TO 26
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Total length:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1986
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
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: September 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:170 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Culvert condition:No noticeable or noteworthy deficiencies which affect the condition of the culvert. Insignificant scrape marks caused by drift. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:91.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$253,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
September 2018Good8 out of 1017091.8
September 2016Good8 out of 1017091.8
September 2014Good8 out of 1017191.8
September 2012Good8 out of 1014191.8
August 2010Good8 out of 1013791.8
October 2008Good8 out of 1013791.8
June 2006Good8 out of 1015991.8
March 2004Good8 out of 1018586.3
April 2002Good8 out of 1018786.3
June 2000Good8 out of 1021486.2
June 1998Good8 out of 1021486.2
June 1996Good8 out of 1021686.2
May 1994Good8 out of 1020985.7
May 1992Good8 out of 1035780.5
May 1990Good8 out of 1035781.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Culvertlinear ft.2161863000