KY 3233 over TOWN BRANCH


+36.83139, -86.90611
36°49'53" N, 86°54'22" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY 3233 over TOWN BRANCH
Structure number:071B00078N
Old structure number:071*3233*B0078 (from 1992 edition)
Location:100 YDS W OF JCT US 79
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:8.5 ft. [2.6 m]
Total length:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1970
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,971 [as of 2013]
Structural 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:22.0 tons [20.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:15.0 tons [13.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:70.1

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
November 201570.1Good7 out of 10-1971
November 201370.1Good7 out of 10-1971
November 201170.0Good7 out of 10-2250
November 200970.9Good7 out of 10-2560
December 200771.0Good7 out of 10-2400
September 200551.2Good7 out of 10FO3992
January 200457.5Good7 out of 10FO6214
January 200257.5Good7 out of 10FO6214
November 199953.4Good7 out of 10FO6214
November 199753.4Good7 out of 10FO6214
November 199570.5Good7 out of 10-500
November 199370.5Good7 out of 10-500
November 199170.5Good7 out of 10-500

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Culvertlinear ft.105055500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,309001,1541,155