+32.40204, -93.84145
32°24'07" N, 93°50'29" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:LA0526 over GILMER BAYOU
Structure number:040908090805871
Location:2.0 MI W JCT US 171(LA526
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:88.9 ft. [27.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:89.9 ft. [27.4 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:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:19,200 [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: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 protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:79.2 tons [72.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:47.5 tons [43.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:97.3

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201697.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-19200
February 201497.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-20400
February 201297.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-20400
February 201097.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-20400
February 200896.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-22000
February 200697.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-21400
February 200496.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-22500
March 200296.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-26200
February 200097.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-20730
February 199897.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-20730
February 199696.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-20937
January 199498.0GoodGoodGoodGood-13515
February 199297.8GoodGoodGoodGood-14720