+37.37083, -88.45778
37°22'15" N, 88°27'28" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-137 over LOVERS BRANCH
Structure number:070B00016N
Old structure number:070*0137*B0016 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.05 MI WEST OF JCT KY 133
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1937
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:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:109 [as of 2013]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
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:68.4

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
April 201568.4Good7 out of 10-109
May 201368.4Good7 out of 10-109
June 201168.4Good7 out of 10-102
April 200968.4Good7 out of 10-110
April 200768.4Good7 out of 10-108
November 200568.4Good7 out of 10-117
April 200376.0Good7 out of 10-150
April 200176.0Good7 out of 10-150
April 199976.0Good7 out of 10-150
April 199776.0Good7 out of 10-150
April 199583.5Good7 out of 10-147
April 199383.5Good7 out of 10-147
April 199183.5Good7 out of 10-147

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.8408400