KY-243 over MILL CREEK


+37.55778, -85.02806
37°33'28" N, 85°01'41" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-243 over MILL CREEK
Structure number:011B00044N
Old structure number:011*0243*B0044 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.01 MI N OF JCT KY 1856
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:55.1 ft. [16.8 m]
Total length:58.1 ft. [17.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.5 ft. [9.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:30.5 ft. [9.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1975
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:309 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank and embankment protection is severely undermined. River control devices have severe damage. Large deposits of debris are in the channel. [4]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:85.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018FairSatisfactoryFairFair30985.4
October 2016FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory27686.9
October 2014FairGoodFairSatisfactory28885.9
October 2012FairGoodFairSatisfactory27285.9
October 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory33096.9
October 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory33296.9
October 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory31996.9
October 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory28596.9
October 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory23397.0
October 2000GoodGoodGoodGood23396.9
October 1998GoodGoodGoodGood23396.9
October 1996GoodGoodGoodVery Good23396.9
October 1994GoodGoodGoodVery Good33996.9
October 1992GoodGoodGoodVery Good33996.9
October 1990GoodGoodGoodVery Good33996.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.58051337030
Prestressed Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.1,7721,772000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,71801,71800
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1046814220
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.116116000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.580580000