+41.68583, -85.70611
41°41'09" N, 85°42'22" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:CR 37 over MATHER DITCH
Structure number:2000179
Location:00.50 N OF SR 13
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:16.7 ft. [5.1 m]
Total length:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:28.5 ft. [8.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1980
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Wood or timber [7]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,540 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:44.9 tons [40.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:32.9 tons [29.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:88.1

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201688.1Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1540
September 201488.1Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1540
September 201288.1Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1540
October 201075.8Not deficientFairFairFair1540
November 200875.9Not deficientFairFairFair1230
October 200675.3Not deficientFairFairFair1230
September 200486.5Structurally deficientPoorGoodGood930
August 200289.5Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood930
May 200098.8Not deficientSatisfactoryVery GoodGood688
July 199898.9Not deficientSatisfactoryVery GoodGood630
May 199698.9Not deficientSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good630
September 199498.9Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good630
June 199295.9Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good630
June 199097.9Not deficientGoodVery GoodVery Good400