+32.40204, -93.84145
32°24'07" N, 93°50'29" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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 

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. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
February 201697.3Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory19200
February 201497.1Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory20400
February 201297.1Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory20400
February 201097.1Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood20400
February 200896.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood22000
February 200697.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood21400
February 200496.8Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood22500
March 200296.3Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood26200
February 200097.1Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood20730
February 199897.1Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood20730
February 199696.9Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood20937
January 199498.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood13515
February 199297.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood14720