I-71 over KY47


+38.68222, -84.96389
38°40'56" N, 84°57'50" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-71 over KY47
Structure number:039B00023R
Old structure number:039*0071*B0023P (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Total length:154.9 ft. [47.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:41.7 ft. [12.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Skew angle:16°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1967
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: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: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:16,732 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:34% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:86.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$809,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1673286.0
July 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1610886.0
July 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1510186.0
July 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1400084.5
July 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1280084.6
December 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory2810093.3
August 2005GoodGoodGoodGood2475785.3
September 2003GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood2191696.9
August 2001GoodGoodGoodGood2191694.9
June 1999GoodGoodGoodGood2191694.9
August 1997GoodGoodGoodGood2191694.9
July 1995GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good782796.4
September 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good782796.4
July 1991GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good782796.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.7757571710
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.6,4526,077331440
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.5,8995,52437500
Reinforced Concrete Columneach65010
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.114565440
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.8007730
Pourable Jointlinear ft.43222100
Compression Jointlinear ft.43726100
Enclosed/Concealed Bearingeach3028200
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3102882200