+32.40008, -93.77260
32°24'00" N, 93°46'21" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:LA0526 over BRUSH BAYOU
Structure number:040908090809561
Location:1.0 MI EAST OF LA 3204
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Total length:225.1 ft. [68.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.6 ft. [13.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:99°
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 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,400 [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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:86.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory840086.2
February 2015GoodGoodGoodGood1008083.9
February 2013GoodGoodGoodGood1068084.4
February 2011GoodGoodGoodGood1308083.4
February 2009GoodGoodGoodGood1308083.4
January 2007GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1482082.0
January 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1458082.2
January 2003GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1350083.1
May 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1212484.2
April 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1242184.0
January 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1267083.8
February 1995GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1242184.0
January 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good830487.3
February 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good830487.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,57501,57500
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.11,628011,62800
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.104740300
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach1801800
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.156015600
Compression Jointlinear ft.2001550450
Elastomeric Bearingeach5656000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.225225000