KY-556 over RUIN CREEK


+38.10139, -83.13417
38°06'05" N, 83°08'03" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-556 over RUIN CREEK
Structure number:032B00031N
Old structure number:032*0556*B0031 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.3 MI. NW CL SANDY HOOK
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Total length:122.1 ft. [37.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1987
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:285 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:98.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory28598.9
July 2015GoodGoodGoodGood28598.9
July 2013GoodGoodGoodGood40897.9
July 2011GoodGoodGoodGood39098.9
July 2009GoodGoodGoodGood46197.9
August 2007GoodGoodGoodGood34198.9
August 2005GoodGoodGoodGood31598.9
July 2003GoodGoodGoodGood17199.0
October 1999GoodGoodGoodVery Good171100.0
October 1997GoodGoodGoodVery Good171100.0
August 1995GoodGoodGoodVery Good150100.0
August 1993GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good150100.0
August 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good150100.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.976967630
Prestressed Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.3,90403,90400
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,5383,4800580
Reinforced Concrete Columneach40220
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.78601800
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.67204700
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.67412510
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2442222200