+37.14917, -88.39944
37°08'57" N, 88°23'58" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Structure number:070B00017N
Old structure number:070*0060*B0017 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.20 MI NOR. OF JCT KY 70
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:500.0 ft. [152.4 m]
Total length:1818.0 ft. [554.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:13.8 ft. [4.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:39.4 ft. [12.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1931
Year reconstructed:1954
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:4,299 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:45.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$12,190,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018FairSatisfactoryFairFair429945.9
June 2017FairSatisfactoryFairFair429945.9
June 2016FairSatisfactoryFairFair429945.9
October 2015FairGoodFairFair449045.9
June 2014FairGoodFairFair455045.9
April 2013FairGoodFairFair455032.7
April 2012FairGoodFairFair455032.7
May 2011FairGoodFairFair451032.7
May 2010PoorPoorFairFair449029.7
June 2009PoorPoorFairFair439029.7
May 2008PoorPoorFairFair424029.7
October 2007PoorPoorFairFair424029.7
April 2005FairFairFairFair408331.7
March 2004FairFairSatisfactoryFair390131.5
April 2001FairFairSatisfactoryFair390131.5
March 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair390132.5
February 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair390132.5
February 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair390132.5
March 1995FairFairSatisfactoryFair345031.5
August 1994FairFairSatisfactoryFair345033.7
March 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair345034.7
February 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory348044.7
February 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory348044.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,42402,400240
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.2,66002,1605000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.41,154041,15400
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.36,388036,38800
Steel Trusslinear ft.1,00001,00000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.5,51405,3641500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11000
Steel Gusset Plateeach10100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1111000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2802620
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.6005370
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.6262000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1640139250
Pourable Jointlinear ft.681006810
Compression Jointlinear ft.120012000
Open Jointlinear ft.2302300
Movable Bearingeach3202084
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11000
Fixed Bearingeach2402040
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11000
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.3,636003,60630