+38.50556, -85.02917
38°30'20" N, 85°01'45" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY 389 over DRENNON CREEK
Structure number:052B00055N
Old structure number:052*0389*B0055 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.20 MI S OF JCT KY 202
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:120.1 ft. [36.6 m]
Total length:325.8 ft. [99.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:31.5 ft. [9.6 m]
Skew angle:25°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1974
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
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:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:285 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:88.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair28588.4
July 2015FairGoodSatisfactoryFair22788.5
July 2013FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory22799.5
July 2011FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory30388.3
October 2009FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory29299.4
January 2008FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory29799.4
October 2005GoodGoodGoodGood27099.5
September 2003GoodGoodGoodGood38199.2
July 1999GoodGoodGoodGood38199.2
July 1997GoodGoodGoodGood38199.2
July 1995GoodGoodGoodGood32899.2
July 1993GoodGoodGoodGood32899.5
July 1991GoodGoodGoodGood32894.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,30391239100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.7,82407,6941300
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.10,2617,6962,56500
Reinforced Concrete Columneach42200
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.65491600
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.6262000
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.66194304
Elastomeric Bearingeach44000
Movable Bearingeach84040
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.32016016
Fixed Bearingeach44000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1601600
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.652652000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.6525698300