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KY 79 over OHIO RIVER & CO ROAD

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Coordinates:
+38.01667, -86.19722
38°01'00" N, 86°11'50" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY 79 over OHIO RIVER & CO ROAD
Structure number:082B00021N
Location:0.5M N JCT KY 228
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:725.1 ft. [221.0 m]
Total length:3098.2 ft. [944.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.8 ft. [10.3 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:55.8 ft. [17.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1967
Year reconstructed:1997
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:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,269 [as of 2004]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:41.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$16,961,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairSatisfactoryFairGood326941.1
May 2015FairSatisfactoryFairGood523042.7
May 2013FairSatisfactoryFairGood523048.7
November 2011FairSatisfactoryFairGood523044.7
February 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood523055.7