Blue Grass Trail42 over Sinking Creek


+37.30332, -80.48660
37°18'12" N, 80°29'12" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Blue Grass Trail42 over Sinking Creek
Structure number:000000000008317
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Total length:85.0 ft. [25.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:28.2 ft. [8.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1941
Year reconstructed:2003
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Other [9]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,300 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:84.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$30,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2017GoodGoodGoodGood130084.7
October 2015GoodGoodGoodGood130084.7
October 2013GoodGoodGoodGood128684.7
October 2011GoodGoodGoodGood128684.7
October 2009GoodGoodGoodGood128684.7
October 2007GoodGoodGoodGood136284.4
October 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood134984.5
October 2003GoodExcellentExcellentGood133384.5
October 2002PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory122948.7
October 2001PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory121048.8
October 2000PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory174945.2
December 1999PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory174945.2
November 1998PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory170045.6
January 1997PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory150046.5
February 1996PoorFairPoorGood150049.0
January 1994PoorFairPoorGood136549.9
January 1992PoorFairPoorGood81040.5
January 1991PoorFairPoorGood81040.5