+37.28972, -86.37667
37°17'23" N, 86°22'36" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-187 over SUNFISH CREEK
Structure number:031B00020N
Old structure number:031*0187*B0020 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.6 MI S OF N-JCT KY 238
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Total length:86.0 ft. [26.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1933
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:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:1,056 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:60.1
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$213,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair105660.1
June 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory76871.8
November 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory76871.8
June 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory101375.8
June 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory88975.9
June 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory110071.7
June 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood106071.8
June 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood116072.5
May 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood109572.5
June 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood58972.5
July 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood58972.5
June 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood58972.5
June 1994FairSatisfactoryGoodGood62966.4
June 1992GoodGoodVery GoodGood62966.4
June 1990GoodGoodGoodGood62966.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.3443242000
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.1,6341,22540900
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.16,34016,340000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach20200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.1615100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.54262710
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2100210
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.172170200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8607748600