+37.97444, -82.66611
37°58'28" N, 82°39'58" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-581 over GEORGES CREEK
Structure number:064B00049N
Old structure number:064*0581*B0049 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.10 MI EAST OF JCT US 23
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:160.1 ft. [48.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:19.4 ft. [5.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:19.4 ft. [5.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1924
Year reconstructed:1971
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 13.5 / HS 15 [3]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:79 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Sufficiency rating:54.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$460,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2018PoorFairPoorFair7954.9
November 2017PoorFairPoorFair7954.9
April 2016FairFairFairFair9970.9
November 2015FairFairFairFair9970.9
November 2013FairFairFairFair9970.9
April 2012FairFairFairFair9970.9
December 2011FairFairFairFair8571.0
April 2010PoorFairPoorFair10845.0
April 2009PoorFairPoorFair12444.9
February 2008PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair9362.6
April 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory11572.6
March 2003FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory13572.5
February 2001FairGoodFairFair13561.4
March 2000FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory13572.5
April 1996FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory13572.5
February 1994FairGoodSatisfactoryGood15272.5
January 1992GoodGoodGoodGood15272.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.300030000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,189001,1890
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11,88910,70001,1890
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.3,0992,57252700
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,2002,67252800
Steel Trusslinear ft.200002000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.40,0000040,0000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.189990900
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,402003,4020
Steel Gusset Plateeach1414000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.112001120
Timber Columneach34014128
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.4404400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.58043150
Open Grid Decksq. ft.2,000002,0000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,00002,00000
Movable Bearingeach20002
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.40040
Fixed Bearingeach20002
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.40040
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.32012020000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,280001,2800