+36.81806, -87.81500
36°49'05" N, 87°48'54" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-139 over BURGE CREEK
Structure number:111B00012N
Old structure number:111*0139*B0012 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.8 MI NOR. OF JCT KY 525
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Total length:194.9 ft. [59.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1932
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:4
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: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,072 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:49.2
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$633,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018PoorPoorPoorPoor207249.2
June 2016PoorPoorPoorPoor183049.4
June 2014PoorPoorPoorPoor195649.3
June 2012PoorPoorPoorPoor181049.4
June 2010PoorPoorPoorPoor196049.3
June 2008PoorPoorPoorPoor186049.4
August 2006FairFairFairFair216067.7
June 2004FairFairFairFair208367.8
July 2000FairFairFairFair205767.8
July 1998FairFairFairFair205767.8
June 1996FairFairFairFair205764.8
June 1994FairSatisfactoryFairFair138866.2
June 1992FairSatisfactoryFairFair138865.6
June 1990FairSatisfactoryFairFair138865.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.9750939360
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.5,05105,05100
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.4,48104,441400
Reinforced Concrete Columneach60060
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.9000900
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8608600
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.120001200
Pourable Jointlinear ft.9900099
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.390039000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,9501,950000