+32.51889, -93.75070
32°31'08" N, 93°45'03" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US0071 over CROSS BAYOU
Structure number:040900110100351
Location:.1 MI NORTH OF LA 173
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Total length:495.1 ft. [150.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:48.6 ft. [14.8 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1966
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,700 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:48.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,047,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017PoorFairFairPoor870048.3
June 2015PoorFairFairPoor870048.3
June 2014PoorFairFairPoor1176047.7
February 2014PoorFairFairPoor1176047.7
February 2013PoorFairFairPoor1176050.7
February 2012FairFairFairFair1470066.9
September 2010FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1470079.3
February 2010FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1470079.3
June 2008FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1284079.5
February 2008FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1284079.5
March 2006FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1656079.1
January 2004FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1482079.3
February 2002FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1902178.8
February 2000FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1156879.6
February 1998FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1156879.6
March 1996FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1156879.6
April 1995FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory994280.1
March 1994GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good984380.1
February 1992GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1283179.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,9402,939100
Steel Stringerlinear ft.525052500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,25005,25000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.24,240024,24000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach3020190
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.33000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1255750180
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.130130000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,30001,30000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.3243081420
Pourable Jointlinear ft.9209200
Open Jointlinear ft.3222764600
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.9286600
Elastomeric Bearingeach9898000
Fixed Bearingeach40400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2702700
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.990990000