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Old US127 Greasy Creek Bridge


Photo taken by Philip Walker in April 2020


BH Photo #472077

Street View 


Concrete tee beam bridge over Greasy Creek on Old Us 127 Loop No
Russell County, Kentucky
Open to traffic
Built 1933
Concrete tee beam
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 317.9 ft.
Deck width: 23.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.96611, -85.08361   (decimal degrees)
36°57'58" N, 85°05'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/670597/4092828 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
Inventory numbers
KY 104-C00001N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 57932 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 61.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com


Beam (17,107)
Built 1933 (674)
Built during 1930s (12,246)
Concrete tee beam (3,387)
Curved (506)
Have street view (29,881)
Kentucky (1,423)
Open (41,202)
Owned by county (21,715)
Russell County, Kentucky (5)
Span length 25-50 feet (16,352)
Structurally deficient (12,761)
Total length 250-500 feet (5,608)
US 127 (10)

Update Log 

  • May 13, 2020: New photos from Philip Walker
  • November 4, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • September 10, 2013: Added by J.P.


  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Philip Walker


Old US127 Greasy Creek Bridge
Posted January 5, 2015, by Robert Elder

Anonymous was me - Robert Elder. I forgot to log in.

Old US127 Greasy Creek Bridge
Posted January 5, 2015, by Anonymous

Hi Mike:

We would love to have your photo on this website. Only the webmaster can move the photo to the main site or to delete it from the comments. If you have an editor's account you can upload your photos directly to the website.

Old US127 Greasy Creek Bridge
Posted January 5, 2015, by Mike Erlanger

Ok, so never mind then. Just remove my photo please.

Old US127 Greasy Creek Bridge
Posted December 28, 2014, by Mike Erlanger

I'm not a bridge hunter, I just found this page a couple years ago looking up a cool old bridge I found. Anyway, I thought you guys might find this interesting, I sure did. Did you know this bridge is curved?