+37.68944, -87.13278
37°41'22" N, 87°07'58" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-431 over PANTHER CREEK
Structure number:030B00049N
Old structure number:030*0431*B0049 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.60 MI NOR. OF JCT KY 554
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:412.1 ft. [125.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.8 ft. [10.3 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1942
Year reconstructed:1967
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:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:10,467 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:52.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017FairSatisfactoryFairGood1046752.3
November 2015FairSatisfactoryFairGood950057.0
November 2013FairSatisfactoryFairGood950057.0
April 2012FairSatisfactoryFairGood1010056.2
November 2011FairSatisfactoryFairGood995056.4
November 2009PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood1010041.0
November 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood990061.1
November 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1000561.0
November 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood957861.3
January 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood957859.5
February 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood957860.5
November 1999FairFairSatisfactoryGood957858.5
November 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood957859.5
November 1996FairGoodSatisfactoryGood957860.5
November 1995FairGoodSatisfactoryGood676764.2
November 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood676756.1
November 1993GoodGoodGoodGood676756.1
November 1992GoodGoodGoodGood676756.1
November 1991GoodGoodGoodGood676756.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,4721,7255002470
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.13,97811,4782,50000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.12,30812,308000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach4040000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.114114000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.3222900320
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.30126420017
Movable Bearingeach186606
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11000
Fixed Bearingeach66000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11000
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.824821300