+38.76972, -84.93806
38°46'11" N, 84°56'17" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-42 over CRAIGS CREEK
Structure number:039B00039N
Old structure number:039*0042*B0039 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2.0 MI S.W. JCT KY 35
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:387.2 ft. [118.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:30.2 ft. [9.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1989
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Number of main spans:5
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: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,538 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:7% 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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:79.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017GoodGoodGoodGood453879.5
July 2015GoodGoodGoodGood453879.5
July 2013GoodGoodGoodGood460479.5
July 2011GoodGoodGoodGood433079.7
July 2009GoodGoodGoodGood366080.2
December 2007GoodGoodGoodGood460079.5
August 2005GoodGoodGoodVery Good632378.2
December 2003GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good429379.7
August 2001GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good429377.7
July 1999GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good429377.7
September 1998GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good429377.7
July 1995GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good250985.5
September 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good250985.5
July 1991GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent250985.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,9101,910000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.12,81012,807030
Reinforced Concrete Columneach88000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.134134000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.124124000
Compression Jointlinear ft.71470204
Elastomeric Bearingeach3030000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.76258717500