KY-52 over COW CREEK


+37.70278, -83.91889
37°42'10" N, 83°55'08" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-52 over COW CREEK
Structure number:033B00034N
Old structure number:033*0052*B0034 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2.2 MI NE OF W-JCT KY1571
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Total length:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:31.5 ft. [9.6 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1983
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Box Beam or girders - Single or Spread [06]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,259 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:87.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2018FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory125987.3
May 2016FairGoodGoodSatisfactory118987.3
May 2014FairGoodGoodSatisfactory126187.3
May 2012FairGoodGoodSatisfactory128087.3
June 2010FairGoodGoodSatisfactory116087.3
June 2008FairGoodGoodSatisfactory113087.3
June 2006FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory122087.3
June 2004FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory114787.3
April 2000FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory101087.1
May 1998FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory101087.1
May 1996FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory101087.1
April 1994FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory100087.2
April 1992FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory100087.2
April 1990GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood100087.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.350350000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.2,3041,57473000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1604012000
Compression Jointlinear ft.64480160
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.152152000