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Press Release
Stephanie Caros
Information Officer III
District5
502-210-5403– Office
502-408-1985- Cell 

Bridge Closed on KY 636 in Shelby County
Structure closed until further notice

LOUISVILLE, KY (Feb. 24, 2021) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of the full closure of the bridge on KY 636 (Back Creek Road) over Little Beech Creek (mile marker 1.1) in Shelby County. The bridge was closed to traffic this afternoon after concrete deterioration was found on the deck. KYTC engineers will perform additional inspections and material testing on the structure.

Motorists can take the following detour:

  • KY 44 (Mt. Eden Road) to KY 714 (Hempridge Road) to U.S. 60 (Shelbyville Road) to KY 395 (Waddy Road).

The bridge was constructed in 1951, and an average of 256 cars cross it daily. The structure will remain closed until further notice. 


Shelby County
Start: 2/26/2021
Expires: 8/1/2021
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