+36.81444, -84.70667
36°48'52" N, 84°42'24" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-790 over SINKING CREEK
Structure number:116B00020N
Old structure number:116*0790*B0020 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.16 MI S OF JCT KY 776
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:99.1 ft. [30.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1950
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
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:108 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:75.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory10875.5
May 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory10275.6
May 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory10275.6
May 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory13475.3
May 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryGood11275.5
May 2007FairGoodSatisfactoryGood13777.3
May 2005FairGoodSatisfactoryGood14075.2
May 2003FairGoodSatisfactoryGood15774.7
May 2001GoodGoodGoodGood15774.7
May 1999FairGoodSatisfactoryGood15774.7
May 1997GoodGoodGoodGood15773.7
May 1995GoodGoodGoodGood15072.6
May 1993GoodGoodGoodGood15072.6
May 1991GoodGoodGoodGood15072.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.3963811230
Prestressed Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.2,1782,178000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,9881,988000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach40400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.56461000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2871830
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.198019530