KY-79 over DOG CREEK


+37.38265, -86.54258
37°22'58" N, 86°32'33" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-79 over DOG CREEK
Structure number:043B00092N
Old structure number:043*0079*B0092 (from 1992 edition)
Location:3.3 MI S - W KY PKWY
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.3 ft. [7.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.3 ft. [7.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1993
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:1,303 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:39.9 tons [36.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:19.9 tons [18.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:65.1

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
September 201665.1Good7 out of 10-1303
September 201484.1Good7 out of 10-1385
September 201384.1Good7 out of 10-1387
September 201184.2Good7 out of 10-1320
October 200984.4Good7 out of 10-1100
October 200784.2Good7 out of 10-1240
October 200584.3Good7 out of 10-1159
October 200384.2Good7 out of 10-1309
October 200184.2Good8 out of 10-1309
October 199984.2Good7 out of 10-1309
October 199784.2Good8 out of 10-1309
October 199584.0Good8 out of 10-1020
September 199384.0Good8 out of 10-1020