KY 52 over DIX RIVER


+37.64167, -84.66139
37°38'30" N, 84°39'41" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY 52 over DIX RIVER
Structure number:011B00048N
Old structure number:011*0052*B0048 (from 1992 edition)
Location:5 MI E OF JCT US 150
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:149.0 ft. [45.4 m]
Total length:455.1 ft. [138.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:31.8 ft. [9.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.4 ft. [10.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1986
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
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:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,659 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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: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]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:94.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory365994.2
October 2016FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory372894.2
July 2014FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory372896.2
July 2012FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory441095.9
July 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory431095.9
July 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory425096.0
August 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory414096.0
November 2005GoodGoodGoodGood422496.0
September 2003GoodGoodGoodGood355596.3
October 2000GoodGoodGoodGood355594.3
October 1998GoodGoodGoodGood355594.3
October 1996GoodGoodGoodGood320394.5
October 1995GoodGoodGoodGood270094.8
October 1994GoodGoodGoodGood270094.8
October 1992GoodGoodGoodGood270094.8
October 1990GoodGoodGoodVery Good270094.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,0802,0478981350
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.34,423014,16549619,762
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.16,07716,077000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.14,48414,4483600
Reinforced Concrete Columneach106220
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7065500
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.4646000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1651399170
Compression Jointlinear ft.24569035141
Movable Bearingeach40400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.80044
Fixed Bearingeach84166080
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.88016648
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.9108951500