This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.


+38.71611, -85.09583
38°42'58" N, 85°05'45" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-42 over MCCOOL CREEK
Structure number:021B00048N
Old structure number:021*0042*B0048 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2.5 MI SW OF JCT KY 47
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Total length:211.0 ft. [64.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1984
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:4
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete continuous [6]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,686 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:21% 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:72.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2016GoodGoodGoodGood768672.2
November 2014GoodGoodGoodGood768672.2
November 2012GoodGoodVery GoodGood840071.2
November 2010GoodGoodVery GoodGood858070.9
December 2008GoodGoodVery GoodGood1060068.1
March 2007GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood1030068.5
April 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood972269.3
December 2002GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood581374.8
January 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood581374.8
December 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood581374.8
December 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good581374.8
December 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good385677.6
January 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good385677.6
November 1990GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good385677.6