+37.37111, -88.45778
37°22'16" 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: March 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:118 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Sufficiency rating:96.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
March 2017Good7 out of 1011896.2
April 2015Good7 out of 1010968.4
May 2013Good7 out of 1010968.4
June 2011Good7 out of 1010268.4
April 2009Good7 out of 1011068.4
April 2007Good7 out of 1010868.4
November 2005Good7 out of 1011768.4
April 2003Good7 out of 1015076.0
April 2001Good7 out of 1015076.0
April 1999Good7 out of 1015076.0
April 1997Good7 out of 1015076.0
April 1995Good7 out of 1014783.5
April 1993Good7 out of 1014783.5
April 1991Good7 out of 1014783.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.8408400