+37.31639, -86.43028
37°18'59" N, 86°25'49" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-185 over BIG REEDY CREEK
Structure number:031B00015N
Old structure number:031*0185*B0015 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.3 MI S OF JCT KY 1075
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:7.9 ft. [2.4 m]
Total length:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1934
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:838 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:74.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
June 2018Fair6 out of 1083874.9
June 2016Fair6 out of 1083874.9
June 2014Fair6 out of 1085174.9
June 2012Fair6 out of 1092174.8
June 2010Fair6 out of 1086174.9
June 2008Fair6 out of 1088374.9
June 2006Fair6 out of 1091972.4
June 2004Fair6 out of 1086572.4
June 2000Fair6 out of 1058272.4
July 1998Fair6 out of 1058272.4
June 1996Fair6 out of 1058272.4
June 1994Fair6 out of 1048182.3
June 1992Fair6 out of 1048182.3
June 1990Fair6 out of 1048183.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.844231110