KY-70 over GREEN RIVER & CR 1203


+37.18509, -86.26725
37°11'06" N, 86°16'02" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-70 over GREEN RIVER & CR 1203
Structure number:031B00002N
Old structure number:031*0070*B0002 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:288.1 ft. [87.8 m]
Total length:1276.0 ft. [388.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:29.2 ft. [8.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1950
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:6
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,042 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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 replacement [2]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:50.9 tons [46.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:18.9 tons [17.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:19.7
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$4,673,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 201619.7PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD7042
April 201419.7PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD7648
April 201234.7FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO8230
May 201034.7FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO7790
April 200834.7FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO7930
April 200634.7FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO7476
November 200340.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO5927
August 200039.5FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO5927
July 199840.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO5927
May 199640.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO7757
July 199454.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO4254
June 199254.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO4254
April 199054.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO4254