+36.80083, -85.20694
36°48'03" N, 85°12'25" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-1281 over WILLIS CREEK
Structure number:027B00018N
Old structure number:027*1281*B0018 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Total length:76.1 ft. [23.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.3 ft. [7.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:28.5 ft. [8.7 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1955
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:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:80 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:91.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodGood8091.4
December 2015FairSatisfactoryGoodGood8391.4
December 2013FairSatisfactoryGoodGood8891.3
December 2011GoodGoodGoodGood9591.3
December 2009GoodGoodGoodGood9491.3
December 2007GoodGoodGoodGood9391.3
December 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good14185.4
December 2003GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good4991.5
December 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good4991.5
December 1999GoodGoodGoodGood4989.5
December 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good4989.5
December 1995GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good10283.7
December 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good10283.7
December 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good10283.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.280272800
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.2,1732,06410900
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,8531,7609300
Reinforced Concrete Columneach32100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.112106600
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.3226600
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.140133700