+37.16778, -85.47000
37°10'04" N, 85°28'12" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-487 over RUSSELL CREEK
Structure number:044B00037N
Old structure number:044*0487*B0037 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2.8 MI SW KY 61
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Total length:200.1 ft. [61.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1984
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:112 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:86.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodGood11286.2
October 2015GoodGoodGoodGood11586.2
October 2013GoodGoodGoodGood11586.2
October 2011GoodGoodGoodGood16286.1
October 2009GoodGoodGoodGood15386.1
October 2007GoodGoodGoodGood14686.1
October 2005GoodGoodVery GoodGood19986.1
October 2003GoodGoodVery GoodGood18086.0
October 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood18086.0
October 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood18085.0
October 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood18085.0
October 1995GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood25778.7
October 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood25778.7
October 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good25780.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.1,2001,198200
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,6004,600000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.4,50004,50000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach44000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7272000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.6060000
Compression Jointlinear ft.5050000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.400400000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,0002,000000