+37.59694, -84.56722
37°35'49" N, 84°34'02" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-39 over TURKEY CREEK
Structure number:040B00005N
Old structure number:040*0039*B0005 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.10 M S JCT KY 1972
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:11.5 ft. [3.5 m]
Total length:24.6 ft. [7.5 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1936
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:1,181 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:78.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
November 2017Fair6 out of 10118178.0
November 2015Fair6 out of 10125068.0
November 2013Fair6 out of 10290467.3
November 2011Fair6 out of 10242067.5
November 2009Fair6 out of 10218067.6
November 2007Fair5 out of 10196057.5
November 2005Fair5 out of 10248657.2
November 2003Fair5 out of 10178364.3
November 2001Fair6 out of 10178374.5
November 1999Good7 out of 10178374.5
November 1997Good7 out of 10178374.5
November 1995Good7 out of 10107382.2
November 1993Good7 out of 10107382.2
November 1991Good7 out of 10107382.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.128128000
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.78601440