KY-70 over GREEN RIVER & CR 1203


+37.19750, -86.27361
37°11'51" N, 86°16'25" 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 2018

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]
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

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2018PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory704219.7
April 2016PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory704219.7
April 2014PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory764819.7
April 2012FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory823034.7
May 2010FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory779034.7
April 2008FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory793034.7
April 2006FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory747634.7
November 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory592740.5
August 2000FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory592739.5
July 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory592740.5
May 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory775740.5
July 1994FairSatisfactoryGoodGood425454.0
June 1992FairSatisfactoryGoodGood425454.0
April 1990FairSatisfactoryGoodGood425454.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,5521,4905185440
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.57,36657,366000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.5,1042,53702,5670
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.24,88024,880000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.37,25635,0212,23500
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.30,62730,27735000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,6824821,140600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11,94811,948000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1612040
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.164160400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.209194690
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.4800048
Pourable Jointlinear ft.72480240
Compression Jointlinear ft.2424000
Movable Bearingeach1801800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.340340000
Fixed Bearingeach60600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.266266000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,5523172,1351000