KY-862 over ELK CREEK


+37.38492, -87.41084
37°23'06" N, 87°24'39" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-862 over ELK CREEK
Structure number:054B00149N
Old structure number:054*0862*B0149 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.1 MI S.E. OF JCT KY 254
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:231.0 ft. [70.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1954
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:7
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:378 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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:49.9 tons [45.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:30.9 tons [28.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:73.8

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201573.8PoorPoorSatisfactoryGoodSD378
May 201373.8PoorPoorSatisfactoryGoodSD358
June 201175.8FairFairSatisfactoryGood-346
June 200975.8FairFairSatisfactoryGood-347
June 200775.8FairFairGoodGood-334
May 200575.8FairFairGoodGood-329
May 200392.8FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-97
May 200192.8FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-97
May 199992.8FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-97
May 199792.8GoodGoodGoodGood-97
May 199576.7GoodGoodGoodGood-197
May 199375.4GoodGoodGoodGood-197
May 199166.4GoodVery GoodGoodGood-197

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.9249141000
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.5,5434,60194200
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2402400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.6666000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1801681200
Pourable Jointlinear ft.180000180
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.462046020