+37.63028, -84.94083
37°37'49" N, 84°56'27" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-1856 over CHAPLIN RIVER
Structure number:011B00031N
Old structure number:011*1856*B0031 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.7 MI S OF JCT US 150
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Total length:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:29.5 ft. [9.0 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
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:768 [as of 2016]
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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Sufficiency rating:71.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory76871.9
October 2016FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory81271.9
July 2015FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory81271.9
October 2014FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory81271.9
October 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory85571.9
October 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory83371.9
October 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory77771.9
October 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair76554.4
October 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair70260.5
October 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory62270.2
October 2000FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory62270.2
October 1998GoodGoodGoodGood62270.2
October 1996GoodGoodGoodGood62270.2
October 1995GoodGoodGoodGood71969.4
October 1994GoodGoodGoodGood71975.9
October 1992GoodGoodGoodGood71975.9
October 1990GoodVery GoodGoodGood71975.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2922613100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,3872,9473000140
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.2,1562,1110450
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,7701,32444600
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2001851230
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.137137000
Movable Bearingeach80350
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.164480
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.146139700