I-65 over OHIO RIVER

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.


+38.26755, -85.74508
38°16'03" N, 85°44'42" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-65 over OHIO RIVER
Structure number:056B00214N
Old structure number:056*0065*B0214 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:700.2 ft. [213.4 m]
Total length:2498.5 ft. [761.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:88.6 ft. [27.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:95.1 ft. [29.0 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:72.2 ft. [22.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1964
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2014

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:140,640 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:66.0
Estimated cost of work:$86,929,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2014FairFairFairSatisfactory14064066.0
November 2013FairFairFairGood13996866.0
October 2012FairSatisfactoryFairGood13700067.0
November 2010FairFairFairGood13100066.0
August 2009FairFairFairGood12100066.0
June 2008PoorPoorSatisfactoryGood13600075.0
August 2006PoorSeriousSatisfactoryGood13600073.0
August 2005PoorSeriousSatisfactoryGood13220075.0
July 2003PoorPoorSatisfactoryGood11688575.0
July 2001FairFairSatisfactoryGood11688577.0
June 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood11688578.0
September 1998FairSatisfactoryFairGood11688567.0
June 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood11700078.0
June 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood6740078.8
June 1994FairFairSatisfactoryGood6740077.6
November 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood6740078.8
June 1992FairFairSatisfactoryGood6740077.6
July 1990FairSatisfactoryGoodGood6740078.8