KY-1856 over BUCK CREEK


+37.61306, -84.95556
37°36'47" N, 84°57'20" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-1856 over BUCK CREEK
Structure number:011B00033N
Old structure number:011*1856*B0033 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.95 MI N. OF JCT KY 34
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Total length:24.6 ft. [7.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.6 ft. [7.5 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1970
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:368 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:70.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018FairGoodFairFair36870.9
October 2016FairGoodFairFair36864.5
October 2014FairGoodSatisfactoryFair38766.5
October 2012FairGoodSatisfactoryFair39264.5
October 2010FairSatisfactoryFairFair39064.5
October 2008FairSatisfactoryFairFair39064.5
October 2006FairSatisfactoryFairFair37963.6
October 2004FairSatisfactoryFairFair43163.6
October 2002FairSatisfactoryFairFair54463.3
October 2000FairGoodFairSatisfactory54463.2
October 1998FairGoodFairSatisfactory54463.2
October 1996FairGoodFairSatisfactory54463.2
October 1994PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory37543.7
October 1992PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory37529.1
October 1991PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory37530.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.2005713760
Prestressed Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.608608000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.571571000
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.9008370
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.34122200
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.5050000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.250250000