+37.56806, -84.81905
37°34'05" N, 84°49'09" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-37 over ROCKY BRANCH
Structure number:011B00022N
Old structure number:011*0037*B0022 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2.0 MI W OF JCT KY 300
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Total length:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1956
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,018 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:25.0 tons [22.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:15.0 tons [13.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:68.1

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
October 201668.1Fair6 out of 10-1018
October 201467.1Fair6 out of 10-1018
October 201267.3Fair6 out of 10-596
October 201057.2Fair5 out of 10-670
October 200857.1Fair5 out of 10-992
October 200657.1Fair5 out of 10-912
October 200457.0Fair5 out of 10-1144
October 200263.8Fair5 out of 10-872
October 200063.8Fair5 out of 10-872
October 199873.9Fair6 out of 10-872
October 199673.9Good7 out of 10-872
October 199481.4Good7 out of 10-539
October 199281.4Good7 out of 10-539
October 199082.4Good7 out of 10-539

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.144138420