KY 89 over RED RIVER


+37.82194, -84.06944
37°49'19" N, 84°04'10" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY 89 over RED RIVER
Structure number:025B00021N
Old structure number:025*0089*B0021 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:180.1 ft. [54.9 m]
Total length:315.0 ft. [96.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1932
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:1,174 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:12.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$982,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2018PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory117412.4
September 2017FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory87644.8
September 2016FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory87644.8
September 2015FairGoodFairSatisfactory87644.8
October 2014FairGoodFairSatisfactory123045.3
September 2013FairGoodFairFair121145.3
September 2012FairExcellentFairFair118045.4
September 2011FairFairFairFair120044.3
September 2010FairFairFairFair121044.3
September 2009FairFairFairFair115044.4
September 2008FairFairFairFair134044.1
November 2007FairFairFairFair134044.1
September 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory134147.6
September 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory101756.4
September 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory101756.4
September 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory101756.4
September 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory101756.4
September 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood101756.4
September 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood101756.4
September 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood85564.1
September 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood85564.1
September 1993FairGoodGoodSatisfactory85564.1
September 1992FairSatisfactoryGoodGood85564.1
September 1991FairSatisfactoryGoodGood85564.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,5801,1833632410
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,24003,30484591
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.7,8757,48139400
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.6,2215,91031100
Steel Trusslinear ft.620038420729
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,34002,1705181,652
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.400204341620
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,00001,020170810
Steel Gusset Plateeach57024258
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,0180429447142
Reinforced Concrete Columneach22000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1241062160
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2923510
Compression Jointlinear ft.6060000
Movable Bearingeach40130
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2000200
Fixed Bearingeach40040
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2000200
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.636006360
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,178001,634544