KY-109 over P&L RAILWAY


+37.20524, -87.68225
37°12'19" N, 87°40'56" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-109 over P&L RAILWAY
Structure number:054B00071N
Old structure number:054*0109*B0071 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.50 MI NOR. OF WEST KY PW
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Total length:104.0 ft. [31.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.2 ft. [8.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:22.3 ft. [6.8 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1939
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,906 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:19% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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 replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:69.4 tons [63.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:41.6 tons [37.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:64.9
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$338,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201564.9PoorPoorGoodFairSD2906
May 201364.8PoorPoorGoodFairSD2977
May 201164.9PoorPoorGoodFairSD2900
June 200964.9PoorPoorGoodFairSD2760
July 200764.7PoorPoorGoodFairSD3250
May 200578.1FairFairGoodSatisfactoryFO2859
May 200374.7FairFairGoodSatisfactoryFO4075
May 200174.7FairFairGoodSatisfactoryFO4075
May 199974.7FairFairGoodSatisfactoryFO4075
May 199774.7FairFairGoodSatisfactoryFO4075
May 199575.2FairFairGoodSatisfactoryFO2629
May 199375.2FairFairGoodSatisfactoryFO2629
May 199175.2FairFairGoodSatisfactoryFO2629

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.520520000
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.2,83702,83700
Reinforced Concrete Columneach60330
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.72036360
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.5805440
Pourable Jointlinear ft.6000060
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.210021000