+38.59667, -84.89972
38°35'48" N, 84°53'59" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-227 over BIG TWIN CREEK
Structure number:094B00023N
Old structure number:094*0978*B0023 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.0 MI SOU. OF JCT KY 36
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Total length:87.9 ft. [26.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.0 ft. [7.3 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 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:534 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:55.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor53455.3
October 2016PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor53455.3
April 2015PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor59855.3
April 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair64671.3
April 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair66171.3
April 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair66071.3
June 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory70082.3
June 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory84880.8
April 2003FairGoodGoodSatisfactory66782.2
May 2001FairGoodGoodSatisfactory66782.2
March 1999FairGoodGoodSatisfactory66781.2
April 1997FairGoodGoodSatisfactory66781.2
March 1995FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory43779.7
June 1993FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory43781.9
April 1991FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory43778.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.7046594500
Prestressed Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.2,1062,106000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,9381,938000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach20200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.1616000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.96781440
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2502500
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1761641200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.880880000