+37.28722, -87.57993
37°17'14" N, 87°34'48" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-70 over SUGAR CREEK
Structure number:054B00088N
Old structure number:054*0070*B0088 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.9 MI E OF JCT KY 1337
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Total length:78.1 ft. [23.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.3 ft. [7.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.2 ft. [8.3 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
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:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:2,533 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:10.1 tons [9.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:10.1 tons [9.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:9.5
Estimated cost of work:$340,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 20169.5PoorGoodFairPoorSD2533
May 20159.5PoorGoodFairPoorSD2533
May 20139.5PoorGoodFairPoorSD2533
May 201147.6PoorGoodFairPoorSD2660
June 200946.7PoorGoodFairPoorSD3100
July 200773.8FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO3040
May 200575.6FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO2686
May 200364.0FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO2626
May 200164.0FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO2626
May 199935.3PoorGoodSatisfactoryPoorSD2626
May 199751.3FairGoodSatisfactoryFairFO2626
May 199555.6FairGoodGoodFair-1972
May 199366.3FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-1972
May 199166.3FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-1972

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.7026700320
Prestressed Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.2,1321,73240000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,9811,58140000
Timber Columneach120903
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.7607600
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7007000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.7007000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.156015303
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11000