+38.72056, -84.30000
38°43'14" N, 84°17'60" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-159 over KINCAID CREEK
Structure number:096B00004N
Old structure number:096*0159*B0004 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.2 MI.S.OF JCT.KY 609
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Total length:228.0 ft. [69.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:28.5 ft. [8.7 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1940
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:6
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:551 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:38.0 tons [34.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:21.0 tons [19.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:42.4

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201642.4PoorPoorPoorPoorSD551
February 201542.2PoorPoorPoorPoorSD647
February 201442.2PoorPoorPoorPoorSD647
February 201342.2PoorPoorPoorPoorSD643
February 201242.2PoorPoorPoorPoorSD655
February 201142.2PoorPoorPoorPoorSD683
March 201024.4PoorPoorSeriousPoorSD715
March 200924.9PoorPoorSeriousPoorSD582
May 200744.4PoorFairPoorFairSD582
March 200557.7FairFairFairFair-518
March 200450.8FairFairFairFair-975
January 200250.8FairFairFairFair-975
February 200050.8FairFairFairFair-975
January 199850.8FairFairFairFair-975
February 199750.8FairFairFairFair-975
February 199661.0FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-975
January 199561.3FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-790
March 199462.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-790
April 199362.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-790
January 199252.5FairGoodSatisfactoryFair-790

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.948278450120100
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.6,5085,4021,10600
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.5,46605,46600
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1510410
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.115872800
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1700156140
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.1641914500
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.20525359550
Pourable Jointlinear ft.192000192
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.474294100800