+32.40209, -93.84160
32°24'08" N, 93°50'30" 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 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:19,100 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:20% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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]
Sufficiency rating:96.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1910096.3
February 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1920097.3
February 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2040097.1
February 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2040097.1
February 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2040097.1
February 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2200096.9
February 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2140097.0
February 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2250096.8
March 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2620096.3
February 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2073097.1
February 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2073097.1
February 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2093796.9
January 1994GoodGoodGoodGood1351598.0
February 1992GoodGoodGoodGood1472097.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.186179070
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach72621000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.55845701010
Pourable Jointlinear ft.720072000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.350350000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.15,75015,01673400