+32.41022, -93.72537
32°24'37" N, 93°43'31" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:LA0526 over BAYOU PIERRE
Structure number:040908090813021
Location:1.3 MI EAST OF LA 523
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:46.9 ft. [14.3 m]
Total length:215.9 ft. [65.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:95.8 ft. [29.2 m]
Skew angle:10°
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:5
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:28,200 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:20% 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:39.2 tons [35.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:30.3 tons [27.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:79.5

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
February 201779.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory28200
February 201583.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory30480
February 201384.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory28200
February 201185.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood25200
February 200985.2Not deficientGoodGoodGood24360
January 200788.8Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good18360
January 200589.4Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good17340
January 200389.7Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good16860
May 200194.4Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good7444
April 199992.3Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good12670
January 199792.3Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good12670
February 199592.1Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good13204
January 199392.1Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good13204
January 199192.1Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good13204