KY-1638 over OTTER CREEK


+37.92250, -86.03028
37°55'21" N, 86°01'49" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-1638 over OTTER CREEK
Structure number:082B00019N
Old structure number:082*1638*B0019 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.5 M E JCT KY 1238
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:506.9 ft. [154.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1990
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: January 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,840 [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: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:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:72.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2017GoodGoodGoodGood884072.9
January 2015GoodGoodGoodGood971572.0
January 2014GoodGoodGoodGood939072.3
January 2012GoodGoodGoodGood923072.5
January 2010GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good945072.3
January 2008GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good981071.9
January 2006GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good922372.5
January 2004GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good851173.1
January 2002GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good851173.1
January 2000GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good851173.1
January 1998GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good851173.1
January 1996GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good510576.9
January 1994GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good510576.9
January 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good510577.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,5342,534000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.16,731016,73100
Reinforced Concrete Columneach129300
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.6767000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.120119100
Compression Jointlinear ft.60303000
Elastomeric Bearingeach3030000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,01491410000