+32.51126, -93.77660
32°30'41" N, 93°46'36" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0173 over CROSS BAYOU
Structure number:040900940101771
Location:0.20 MI E JCT LA 3094
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:350.1 ft. [106.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:82.0 ft. [25.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:84.6 ft. [25.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1983
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:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:11,000 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:12% 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:98.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018GoodGoodGoodGood1100098.0
January 2016GoodGoodGoodGood1120098.0
January 2014GoodGoodGoodGood1230098.9
January 2012GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1470098.6
February 2010GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1430098.7
February 2008GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1360098.7
January 2006GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1380098.7
January 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1260098.8
March 2002GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1347398.7
January 2000GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1225698.9
February 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1225698.9
February 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1060699.2
February 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1385099.0
February 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1444998.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,50003,50000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.28,700028,70000
Prestressed Concrete Columneach2402400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.164016400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.492049200
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.164016400
Elastomeric Bearingeach120120000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.700070000