+37.65972, -84.53750
37°39'35" N, 84°32'15" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-39 over SUGAR CREEK
Structure number:040B00037N
Old structure number:040*0039*B0037 (from 1992 edition)
Location:3.6 MI. N JCT US 27
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:69.2 ft. [21.1 m]
Total length:74.2 ft. [22.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.4 ft. [12.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.3 ft. [12.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1999
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span 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: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:877 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:99.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017FairGoodGoodSatisfactory87799.4
November 2015FairGoodGoodSatisfactory74999.5
November 2013FairGoodGoodSatisfactory87699.4
November 2011FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory102099.3
November 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory102099.3
November 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory108099.3
November 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory91399.4
November 2003FairGoodGoodSatisfactory107899.3
November 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good107899.3
November 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good107899.3
September 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good107899.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.370370000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.3,1383,0934500
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1711512000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1481272100