KY-655 over GULF CREEK


+37.21861, -86.37889
37°13'07" N, 86°22'44" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-655 over GULF CREEK
Structure number:031B00021N
Old structure number:031*0655*B0021 (from 1992 edition)
Location:4.7 MI S OF NW JCT KY 70
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1949
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:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:65 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:88.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
June 2018Good7 out of 106588.8
June 2016Good7 out of 1015956.8
June 2014Good7 out of 1015556.8
June 2012Good7 out of 1015956.8
June 2010Good7 out of 1014656.8
June 2008Good7 out of 1015156.8
June 2006Good7 out of 1018166.3
July 2004Good7 out of 1055666.0
June 2000Good7 out of 106374.1
July 1998Good7 out of 106374.1
June 1996Good7 out of 106374.1
July 1994Good7 out of 103677.6
June 1992Good7 out of 103677.6
June 1990Good7 out of 103681.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.6262000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.7878000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.390390000