+28.88168, -95.79466
28°52'54" N, 95°47'41" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 521 over CANOE BAYOU
Structure number:131580084705010
Location:0.10 MI SW OF FM 2540
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:5.9 ft. [1.8 m]
Total length:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1956
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,020 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:85.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
December 2016Fair6 out of 10102085.6
December 2014Fair6 out of 10120085.4
January 2013Fair6 out of 10120085.4
February 2011Fair6 out of 10120085.4
February 2009Fair6 out of 10150095.4
March 2007Fair6 out of 10160095.3
March 2003Fair6 out of 10155095.3
February 2001Fair6 out of 10140073.1
August 1999Fair6 out of 10125073.3
July 1997Fair6 out of 10125073.3
May 1995Fair6 out of 10145080.7
May 1993Fair6 out of 10145081.1
June 1991Fair5 out of 10145070.9