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KY 259 over LAUREL BRANCH

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Coordinates:
+37.18722, -86.25194
37°11'14" N, 86°15'07" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY 259 over LAUREL BRANCH
Structure number:031B00037N
Location:0.01 MILE SOUTH JCT KY 70
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:26.6 ft. [8.1 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2008
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: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:6,085 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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: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:94.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
June 2018Good7 out of 10608594.6
June 2016Good7 out of 10570394.9
June 2014Good7 out of 10570394.9
June 2012Good9 out of 10696093.8
June 2010Good9 out of 10656093.1
June 2008Good9 out of 10503094.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Culvert
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.2402152500
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.7070000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.350350000