KY-738 over CLEAR FORK


+36.68139, -85.13167
36°40'53" N, 85°07'54" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:KY-738 over CLEAR FORK
Structure number:027B00011N
Old structure number:027*0738*B0011 (from 1992 edition)
Location:.20 MI SOU. OF JCT US 127
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1935
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:1,636 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:Large spalls, heavy scaling, wide cracks, considerable efflorescence or opened construction joint permitting loss of backfill. Considerable settlement or misalignment. Considerable scouring or erosion at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have significant distortion and deflection throughout, extensive corrosion or deep pitting. [4]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:43.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
December 2017Poor4 out of 10163643.8
December 2016Poor4 out of 10163643.8
December 2015Poor4 out of 10163631.5
January 2014Poor4 out of 10242631.5
December 2011Poor4 out of 10228031.5
December 2009Fair5 out of 10205046.5
December 2007Fair5 out of 10220046.5
December 2005Fair5 out of 10209746.5
December 2003Fair5 out of 10327945.1
December 2001Fair5 out of 10327945.1
December 1999Fair5 out of 10327945.1
December 1997Fair5 out of 10327944.1
December 1995Fair5 out of 10179051.6
December 1993Fair5 out of 10179051.6
December 1991Fair5 out of 10179050.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Masonry Culvertlinear ft.62038240
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.3434000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.272272000