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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - The bridge over Drakes Branch Creek was closed immediately Friday when it was determined to be structurally compromised.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet completed an inspection of Drakes Branch Creek Bridge in southeastern
Jefferson County near Spencer County line.
The 25-foot long bridge was built in 1940 on Old Heady Road between Routt Road and Veech
Road. An inspection two years ago allowed the bridge to remain open although it was a little low, but the newest inspection shows it is no longer safe for vehicles.
Metro Public Works Engineering Division had already made the bridge a priority to repair along with other bridges around the city.
The bridge will remain closed until engineers can repair or replace it.
Average daily traffic across Drakes Branch Creek
Bridge is estimated at well below 1,000 vehicles.