+37.21389, -88.11722
37°12'50" N, 88°07'02" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-70 over BR OF DRY FORK
Structure number:028B00017N
Old structure number:028*0070*B0017 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2.5 MI S.W. OF JCT US 641
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1937
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]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:803 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Structural 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: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:Moderate to major deterioration or disintegration, extensive cracking and leaching or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Minor settlement or misalignment. Noticeable scouring or erosion at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have significant distortion and deflection in one section, significant corrosion or deep pitting. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:82.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
June 2018Fair5 out of 1080382.5
June 2016Fair5 out of 1072182.7
June 2014Fair5 out of 1069282.7
June 2012Fair5 out of 1067582.8
June 2010Fair5 out of 1071982.7
June 2008Fair5 out of 1071782.7
June 2006Fair5 out of 1072382.7
June 2004Fair5 out of 1070082.7
June 2000Fair6 out of 1078093.6
July 1998Fair6 out of 1078093.6
June 1996Fair6 out of 1078093.6
June 1994Fair6 out of 1072481.3
June 1992Fair6 out of 1072481.3
June 1990Fair6 out of 1072481.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.80591290