KY-305(Cairo Road) over PERKINS CREEK


+37.09417, -88.63778
37°05'39" N, 88°38'16" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:KY-305(Cairo Road) over PERKINS CREEK
Structure number:073B00043N
Old structure number:073*0305*B0043 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:165.0 ft. [50.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1940
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:5
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2015 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:7,249 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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 protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Operating rating:52.1 tons [47.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:31.4 tons [28.5 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:48.4
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$639,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
December 201548.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair7249
January 201548.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair7527
January 201348.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair7020
January 201150.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair7740
January 200950.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair7620
January 200750.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair7650
January 200550.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair7406
January 200350.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair8450
January 200150.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair8450
January 199950.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair8450
January 199761.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory8450
January 199561.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory5685
January 199361.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory5685
January 199161.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory5685