+36.97583, -85.59972
36°58'33" N, 85°35'59" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-533 over BEARDS CREEK
Structure number:085B00021N
Old structure number:085*0533*B0021 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.15 MI N OF JCT W/KY 496
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:57.1 ft. [17.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1948
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:875 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Sufficiency rating:60.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
July 2018Good7 out of 1087560.8
July 2016Good7 out of 1093060.8
July 2014Good7 out of 10100358.7
July 2012Good7 out of 1096660.8
July 2010Good7 out of 1092560.8
July 2008Good7 out of 1088160.8
July 2006Good7 out of 1098877.9
July 2004Good7 out of 1097277.9
July 2000Good7 out of 1077877.8
July 1998Good7 out of 1077877.8
July 1996Good7 out of 1068477.9
July 1994Good7 out of 1047379.0
July 1992Good7 out of 1047379.0
July 1990Good7 out of 1047379.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.108971010