+37.25444, -85.50278
37°15'16" N, 85°30'10" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-68 over GREEN RIVER
Structure number:044B00010N
Old structure number:044*0068*B0010 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.30 MI SOU. OF JCT KY 417
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:692.0 ft. [210.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1951
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:9
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,671 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:45.3
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$2,746,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018FairGoodFairFair767145.3
October 2016FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory790752.3
October 2014FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory790752.3
October 2013FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory929152.3
October 2011FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory912053.5
October 2009FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory930053.5
October 2007FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory891053.5
October 2005FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory893253.5
October 2003FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1503653.2
October 2001FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1503653.2
October 1999FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1503653.2
October 1997FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1503653.2
October 1995FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory408360.1
October 1993FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory408365.7
October 1991FairGoodSatisfactoryGood408366.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,76802,6181500
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.22,836022,83600
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.19,37619,376000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach24141000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.70571030
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2802100700
Compression Jointlinear ft.6400064
Movable Bearingeach2012800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.220022000
Enclosed/Concealed Bearingeach1616000
Fixed Bearingeach1212000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.120012000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,38401,38400