+36.74694, -86.36194
36°44'49" N, 86°21'43" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-585 over HAMS BRANCH
Structure number:002B00037N
Old structure number:002*0585*B0037 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.2 MI W OF JCT KY 1332
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1949
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:321 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:86.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
April 2018Good7 out of 1032186.9
April 2016Good7 out of 1032186.9
April 2014Good7 out of 1041857.3
April 2012Good7 out of 1043657.3
April 2010Good7 out of 1040657.3
April 2008Good7 out of 1041957.3
March 2006Good7 out of 1038268.1
April 2004Good7 out of 1030975.8
April 2002Good7 out of 1030975.8
May 1998Good7 out of 1030975.8
April 1996Good7 out of 1030975.8
April 1994Good7 out of 1029782.3
April 1992Good7 out of 1029782.3
May 1990Good7 out of 1029783.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.48252300
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.4034060
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4104100