Kentucky Route 186

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Kentucky Route 186

KY 186 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by KYTC
Length3.0 mi[1] (4.8 km)
Major junctions
South endFork Ridge Road (former SR 132) at the Tennessee state line north of Motch, Tennessee
Major intersections KY 3502 in Middlesboro
North end KY 74 / KY 1599 in Middlesboro
CountryUnited States
Highway system
KY 185 KY 187

Kentucky Route 186 (KY 186) is a 3.0-mile-long (4.8 km) state highway in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The highway connects mostly rural areas of Bell County with Middlesboro.

Route description

KY 186 begins at the Tennessee state line southwest of Middlesboro, within Bell County, where the roadway continues as Fork Ridge Road. It travels to the northeast, paralleling Bennetts Fork, and curves to the east-northeast to enter Middlesboro. It crosses over some railroad tracks and Yellow Creek. The highway has an intersection with the southern terminus of KY 3502 (Winchester Avenue). At this intersection, KY 74 Truck begins traveling concurrently with KY 186. The two highways travel north-northwest for two blocks. They both end at an intersection with KY 74 (West Cumberland Avenue). At this intersection, the roadway continues as KY 1599 (Airport Road).[1]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Bell County.

0.00.0Fork Ridge Road southContinuation beyond Tennessee state line; former Tennessee State Route 132

KY 74 Truck east / KY 3502 north (Winchester Avenue)
Southern terminus of KY 3502; southern end of KY 74 Truck concurrency

KY 74 (West Cumberland Avenue) / KY 74 Truck ends / KY 1599 (Airport Road)
Western terminus of KY 74 Truck; northern end of KY 74 Truck concurrency; southern terminus of KY 1599
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b c Google (May 28, 2016). "Kentucky Route 186" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved May 28, 2016.