+36.85583, -85.20861
36°51'21" N, 85°12'31" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-3063 over TEARCOAT CREEK
Structure number:027B00032N
Old structure number:027*3063*B0032 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.8 MI. NW -JCT. US 127
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:37.1 ft. [11.3 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1960
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:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:42 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:79.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
December 2017Fair6 out of 104279.4
December 2015Fair6 out of 103666.1
December 2013Fair6 out of 104466.0
December 2011Fair6 out of 106165.8
December 2009Fair6 out of 105665.9
December 2007Fair6 out of 103863.1
December 2005Fair6 out of 104563.0
December 2003Fair6 out of 105870.4
December 2001Fair6 out of 105870.4
December 1999Good7 out of 105873.4
December 1997Good7 out of 105873.4
December 1995Good7 out of 106881.0
December 1993Good7 out of 106881.0
December 1991Good7 out of 106881.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.134586880