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WARDS BRANCH ROAD over WARDS BRANCH

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Coordinates:
+37.56278, -85.03111
37°33'46" N, 85°01'52" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WARDS BRANCH ROAD over WARDS BRANCH
Structure number:011C00051N
Location:.4 MI N. JCT KY 243
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:33.5 ft. [10.2 m]
Total length:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.3 ft. [7.4 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1991
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:67 [as of 2006]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Operating rating:73.8 tons [67.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:44.3 tons [40.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:94.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201694.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-67
September 201494.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-67
October 201294.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-67
October 201094.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-67
October 200894.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-67
October 200694.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-68
October 200494.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-40