+37.24778, -85.35639
37°14'52" N, 85°21'23" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-55 over PINCH CREEK
Structure number:109B00014N
Old structure number:109*0055*B0014 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2.5 MI NOR. OF JCT KY 565
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:11.2 ft. [3.4 m]
Total length:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1960
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:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,250 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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: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:98.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
March 2018Good7 out of 10725098.3
March 2016Good7 out of 10626178.6
March 2014Good7 out of 10739478.5
March 2012Good7 out of 10694078.6
March 2010Good7 out of 10681076.6
March 2008Good7 out of 10758076.5
March 2006Good7 out of 10719376.5
March 2004Good7 out of 10522885.3
March 2000Good7 out of 10522883.3
March 1998Good7 out of 10522883.3
March 1996Good7 out of 10522883.3
March 1994Good7 out of 10313290.8
March 1992Good7 out of 10313291.8
March 1990Good7 out of 10313291.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.4203665040