KY-254 over ELK CREEK


+37.36064, -87.46110
37°21'38" N, 87°27'40" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-254 over ELK CREEK
Structure number:054B00029N
Old structure number:054*0254*B0029 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.0 MI NOR. OF JCT KY 892
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:37.1 ft. [11.3 m]
Total length:90.9 ft. [27.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.3 ft. [7.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.2 ft. [8.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1968
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:3
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:882 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Operating rating:71.8 tons [65.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:43.9 tons [39.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:82.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201582.0FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-882
May 201382.0FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-895
May 201182.0FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-855
May 200980.8FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-772
June 200780.7FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-1010
May 200580.8FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-849
May 200380.6GoodGoodGoodGood-1116
May 200180.6GoodGoodGoodGood-1116
May 199980.6GoodGoodGoodGood-1116
May 199780.6GoodGoodGoodGood-1116
May 199581.4GoodGoodGoodGood-818
May 199381.4GoodGoodVery GoodGood-818
May 199181.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-818

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.8197398000
Prestressed Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.2,4762,35212400
Timber Columneach1210200
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.6258400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.6262000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.5700057
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.182182000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.728072800