+37.62361, -84.68028
37°37'25" N, 84°40'49" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-590 over HANGING FORK
Structure number:011B00008N
Old structure number:011*0590*B0008 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.8 MI SOUTH OF HWY 52
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Total length:76.1 ft. [23.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1941
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:218 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:11% 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:81.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory21881.2
October 2016FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory23569.8
October 2014FairGoodFairSatisfactory24069.8
October 2012FairGoodFairSatisfactory20369.9
October 2010FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory26765.3
October 2008FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory24569.8
October 2006FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory32865.2
October 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory33476.3
October 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory14880.8
October 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory14880.8
October 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood14880.8
October 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood29676.1
October 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood16981.0
October 1992GoodGoodGoodGood16981.0
October 1990GoodGoodGoodGood16981.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.3042861260
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.1,9951,9658220
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,6721,6324000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.2823140
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1581282820
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.133973600
Pourable Jointlinear ft.2600026
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.152146600