US-60 over COW CREEK


+38.13667, -83.64361
38°08'12" N, 83°38'37" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-60 over COW CREEK
Structure number:006B00011N
Old structure number:006*0060*B0011 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.1 MI W OF W-JCT KY 211
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Total length:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1931
Year reconstructed:1984
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:2,441 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:24.6
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$126,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory244124.6
June 2015FairGoodFairSatisfactory244165.4
June 2013FairGoodFairSatisfactory292564.5
June 2011FairGoodFairSatisfactory286064.6
June 2009FairGoodFairSatisfactory296064.4
May 2007FairGoodFairSatisfactory341062.8
May 2005FairGoodFairSatisfactory339562.9
June 2003FairGoodFairSatisfactory289663.7
July 1999FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory289675.6
August 1997FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory289675.6
June 1995FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory229178.6
May 1993GoodGoodGoodGood229178.6
June 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood229178.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1901445410
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.1,02692610000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.964145100
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.7671500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.38001901900
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.7676000