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US-42 over KENTUCKY RIVER & CITY ST

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Coordinates:
+38.68028, -85.18778
38°40'49" N, 85°11'16" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-42 over KENTUCKY RIVER & CITY ST
Structure number:021B00043N
Old structure number:021*0042*B0043 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.20 MI EAST OF JCT KY 55
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:299.9 ft. [91.4 m]
Total length:1277.0 ft. [389.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:15.7 ft. [4.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:68.9 ft. [21.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1952
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:10,117 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:21.4
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$4,629,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair1011721.4
November 2016PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair1011721.4
June 2015PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair1011727.8
November 2014PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair917927.8
November 2013PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair891527.8
November 2012PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair839027.8
December 2011PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair898027.8
November 2010PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair980027.8
December 2009PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair964027.8
January 2009PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair981027.8
February 2008FairFairFairSatisfactory981042.8
December 2005FairFairFairSatisfactory964042.8
September 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory779150.0
November 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory779150.0
January 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory779150.0
November 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory779150.0
November 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory736450.6
October 1995FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory667251.7
December 1994FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory667259.8
November 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good667259.8
January 1992PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood667236.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,3002,21272160
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.20,57412,0977,448700329
Steel Stringerlinear ft.2,8002,0764512730
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.12,6006,2205,95035080
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.36,86636,666120800
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.33,10132,32377800
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.1,4047133783130
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.64,400056,0905,4022,908
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,1062944333736
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,87605,632616628
Steel Gusset Plateeach924721231
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11,240010,226580434
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2218310
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.120823800
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.35228039330
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.57524028
Open Jointlinear ft.3003000
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach40814153
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.53203927070
Fixed Bearingeach1611500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.24402102113
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.2,5541,8853673020
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,91802,334438146