+32.44342, -93.73067
32°26'36" N, 93°43'50" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:LA0511 over BAYOU PIERRE
Structure number:040901020202981
Location:.8 MI EAST OF LA 523
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Total length:174.9 ft. [53.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:64.6 ft. [19.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:78.1 ft. [23.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
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:7
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:18,500 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:10% 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:64.4 tons [58.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.6 tons [35.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:94.3

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
February 201594.3Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory18500
February 201378.6Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory19100
February 201177.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory22900
January 200978.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory22600
January 200777.8Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory23300
January 200577.7Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory24000
February 200377.8Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory23500
May 200178.1Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory21840
April 199979.2Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory15430
March 199779.2Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory15430
February 199666.8Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodFair18624
January 199480.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory10758
February 199279.9Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory11223