N Bethel St KY2146 over TOWN BRANCH


+36.85028, -86.88972
36°51'01" N, 86°53'23" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:N Bethel St KY2146 over TOWN BRANCH
Structure number:071B00076N
Old structure number:071*2146*B0076 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.05 MI.N. OF JCT. US 68
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1930
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,683 [as of 2014]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:59.8 tons [54.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:99.5

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
November 201599.5Fair6 out of 10-5683
November 201399.7Fair6 out of 10-3515
November 201199.0Fair6 out of 10-10900
November 200996.0Fair6 out of 10-10900
December 200764.9Good7 out of 10FO10900
October 200564.8Good7 out of 10FO11534
January 200474.2Good7 out of 10-7553
January 200274.2Good7 out of 10-7553
November 199974.2Good7 out of 10-7553
December 199774.2Good7 out of 10-7553
November 199582.1Good7 out of 10-5430
November 199382.1Fair6 out of 10-5430
November 199182.1Good7 out of 10-5430

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Masonry Culvertlinear ft.76502150