+36.67028, -85.10167
36°40'13" N, 85°06'06" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-696 over SMITH CREEK
Structure number:027B00034N
Old structure number:027*0696*B0034 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.9 MI. E JCT US 127
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:50.9 ft. [15.5 m]
Total length:104.0 ft. [31.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1997
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:1,440 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:95.1

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2017GoodGoodGoodGood144095.1
January 2016GoodGoodGoodGood146395.1
December 2013GoodGoodGoodGood146395.1
December 2011GoodGoodGoodGood155095.7
December 2009GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good153095.7
December 2007GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good148095.7
December 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good167095.6
December 2003GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good93597.0
December 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good93597.0
December 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good93597.0
September 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good93597.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.760760000
Prestressed Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.3,3443,17716700
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,2131,7731,44000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.5647900
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.116971900
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.6457700
Pourable Jointlinear ft.64042220
Elastomeric Bearingeach99000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.190190000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.950950000