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KY-557 over LITTLE SANDY RIVER

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Coordinates:
+38.11417, -83.11750
38°06'51" N, 83°07'03" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-557 over LITTLE SANDY RIVER
Structure number:032B00020N
Old structure number:032*0557*B0020 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.05 MI WEST OF JCT KY 7
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Total length:113.9 ft. [34.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:458 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:69.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017FairFairFairSatisfactory45869.3
August 2015FairFairFairSatisfactory48569.3
August 2013FairFairFairSatisfactory50369.2
August 2011FairFairFairSatisfactory52569.2
August 2009FairFairFairSatisfactory49269.3
August 2007FairFairSatisfactoryGood36880.3
August 2005FairFairSatisfactoryGood50480.3
July 2003FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory39480.1
October 1999FairFairFairGood39470.1
October 1997FairFairSatisfactoryGood39481.1
August 1995FairFairGoodGood28878.7
August 1993FairFairGoodGood28874.7
August 1991GoodGoodGoodGood28872.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.45642611118
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.2,7272,26346400
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,5082,08242600
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach40400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.6455720
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.5040370
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.5205200
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2282180100