+32.41268, -93.72844
32°24'46" N, 93°43'42" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:LA3132 over BAYOU PIERRE
Structure number:040904270108921
Location:.6 MI EAST OF LA 523
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:58.1 ft. [17.7 m]
Total length:232.0 ft. [70.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:55.1 ft. [16.8 m]
Skew angle:76°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1977
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:4
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:25,320 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:84.2 tons [76.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.6 tons [33.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:78.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
February 201578.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood25320
February 201378.2Not deficientGoodGoodGood23700
February 201180.4Not deficientGoodGoodGood22620
January 200980.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood21720
January 200798.4Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good17460
January 200598.4Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good16620
February 200398.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good17820
May 200198.2Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good16198
April 199998.8Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good9957
February 199798.8Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good9957
February 199598.9Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good10441
February 199398.8Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good12799
February 199198.8Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good12799