+37.15889, -85.53556
37°09'32" N, 85°32'08" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-487 over GREASY CREEK
Structure number:044B00030N
Old structure number:044*0487*B0030 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.10 MI SOU. OF JCT US 68
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Total length:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
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: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:543 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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 corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:64.8
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$61,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018FairFairFairSatisfactory54364.8
October 2016FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory54375.8
October 2014FairFairGoodGood56875.8
October 2013FairSatisfactoryGoodGood50476.9
October 2011GoodGoodGoodGood65776.8
October 2009GoodGoodGoodGood65376.8
October 2007GoodGoodGoodGood63576.8
October 2005GoodGoodGoodGood62376.8
October 2003GoodGoodGoodGood76576.8
October 2001GoodGoodGoodGood76576.8
October 1999GoodGoodGoodGood76575.8
October 1997GoodGoodGoodGood76575.8
October 1995GoodGoodGoodGood73475.8
October 1993GoodGoodGoodGood73475.8
October 1991GoodGoodGoodGood73475.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2000190100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,60001,4002000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.525052500
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.500050000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.5205200
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.5005000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.250025000