+38.75694, -84.82806
38°45'25" N, 84°49'41" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-127 over BIG SUGAR CREEK
Structure number:039B00008N
Old structure number:039*0127*B0008 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.0 MI N.E. OF I-71 NTRCH
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Total length:130.3 ft. [39.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1938
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:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,788 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:80.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$375,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory278880.0
July 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory193680.3
July 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory230880.2
July 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory182080.3
August 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory382079.6
December 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory354076.7
August 2005GoodGoodGoodGood454976.4
September 2003GoodGoodVery GoodGood328076.8
September 2001FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory328074.8
June 1999FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory328073.8
August 1997FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory328073.8
July 1995GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood99275.6
July 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood99275.0
July 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood99275.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.5304993100
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.3,4023,19820400
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,6092,45215700
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1401281200
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.54025290
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.64541000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.5555000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.26516510000