I-71 over CSX RR & KY 227


+38.64694, -85.12111
38°38'49" N, 85°07'16" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-71 over CSX RR & KY 227
Structure number:021B00037R
Old structure number:021*0071*B0037P (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Total length:233.9 ft. [71.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:41.7 ft. [12.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1967
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:18,994 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:29% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:96.3
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$1,222,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2018FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1899496.3
November 2016FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1496296.3
November 2014FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1510196.3
November 2012FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1360095.0
November 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1455093.6
January 2009FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1280093.7
March 2007GoodGoodGoodGood2810091.2
March 2005GoodGoodGoodGood2475782.0
December 2002GoodVery GoodGoodGood2487794.4
December 2000FairFairGoodGood2487791.4
November 1998FairFairGoodGood2487791.4
December 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2086495.0
November 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good820096.4
January 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good820096.4
December 1990GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good820097.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,1701,169100
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.9,7479,16258500
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.8,9088,37453400
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1212000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.118546400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1201081200
Compression Jointlinear ft.84384204
Movable Bearingeach2051500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.80480320
Fixed Bearingeach55000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1616000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.468468000