Reported herein are the field performances of three different classes of culverts. The study included precast concrete boxes, precast arch culvert, aluminum boxes and pipe culverts, and several shapes of galvanized metal culverts. A total of 82 culverts were inspected throughout the state of Kentucky. Culverts were inspected in all 12 highway districts. A total of 15 precast concrete structures, 11 aluminum structures, and 56 galvanized metal structures were evaluated. This report discusses the distress observed in the three different classes of culverts and recommendations for future installations and possible maintenance schema for the existing culverts are included.
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Fleckenstein, L. John; Allen, David L.; and Graves, R. Clark, "Field Performance Evaluation of Precast Concrete Box Culverts, Aluminum Culverts, and Galvanized Metal Arches and Pipe Arches" (1993). Kentucky Transportation Center Research Report. 583.