+38.78167, -84.72750
38°46'54" N, 84°43'39" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-16 over BIG SOUTH FORK
Structure number:039B00006N
Old structure number:039*0016*B0006 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2.3 MI EAST OF JCT KY 562
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Total length:37.1 ft. [11.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1934
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,172 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:62.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairGoodSatisfactoryFair117262.9
July 2015FairGoodSatisfactoryFair105362.9
July 2013FairGoodSatisfactoryFair105362.9
July 2011FairGoodGoodSatisfactory110073.9
October 2009FairGoodGoodSatisfactory125073.9
January 2008GoodGoodGoodGood116073.9
August 2005GoodGoodGoodGood132873.9
September 2003GoodGoodGoodGood70078.8
August 2001GoodGoodVery GoodGood70078.8
July 1999GoodGoodVery GoodGood70078.8
August 1997GoodGoodVery GoodGood70078.8
July 1995GoodGoodVery GoodGood44878.3
August 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood44881.8
July 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood44881.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1701601000
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.8427915100
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.848848000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1241101400
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.3103100
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.74621020