+38.82667, -84.75306
38°49'36" N, 84°45'11" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-42 over BIG SOUTH FORK
Structure number:039B00033N
Old structure number:039*0042*B0033 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.35 MI S.W. OF BOONE CL
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:86.9 ft. [26.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.3 ft. [13.2 m]
Skew angle:40°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1980
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:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
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:3,628 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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 minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:97.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairGoodGoodSatisfactory362897.8
July 2015FairGoodGoodSatisfactory351697.9
July 2013GoodGoodGoodGood389497.6
July 2011GoodGoodGoodGood419097.3
October 2009GoodGoodGoodGood404097.4
December 2007GoodGoodGoodGood409097.4
August 2005GoodVery GoodGoodGood462897.0
September 2003GoodVery GoodGoodGood267798.1
August 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood267798.1
June 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood267798.1
August 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood267798.1
July 1995GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good160298.8
August 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good160298.8
July 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good160298.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.416411500
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.3,7653,55021500
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2171872910
Compression Jointlinear ft.1055045100
Elastomeric Bearingeach50500
Fixed Bearingeach55000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1010000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.177172050