+32.41297, -93.72839
32°24'47" N, 93°43'42" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:LA3132 over BAYOU PIERRE
Structure number:040904270108922
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:51.8 ft. [15.8 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:83.2 tons [75.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:37.6 tons [34.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:97.6

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
February 201597.6Not deficientGoodGoodGood25320
February 201395.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood23700
February 201197.9Not deficientGoodGoodGood22620
January 200998.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood21720
January 200798.4Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good17460
January 200598.4Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good16620
February 200398.3Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good17820
May 200198.5Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good16198
April 199999.1Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good9957
February 199799.1Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good9957
February 199599.2Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good10441
February 199399.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good12799
February 199199.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good12799