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Tyrone "S" Bridge

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Overview

The Tyrone "S" Bridge is one of only several of its kind in the nation. To the right of the bridge is the historic Tyrone High Bridge. For more info on the Tyrone High Bridge, see its respective photos/info page.

Photo taken by James McCray

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Overview
Deck truss bridge over Kentucky River and on US 62
Location
Tyrone, Anderson County, Kentucky, and Woodford County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932 by the Virginia Bridge Co.
Builder
- Virginia Bridge Co. of Roanoke, Virginia
Design
Three-span Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 359.8 ft.
Total length: 1,254.6 ft.
Deck width: 21.6 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Jo Blackburn Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.04083, -84.84667   (decimal degrees)
38°02'27" N, 84°50'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/688962/4212534 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tyrone
Inventory numbers
KY 003-B00003N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 18706 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 44.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
3,735

Update Log 

  • September 20, 2016: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • September 28, 2013: New photo from J.P.
  • May 28, 2013: New photos from J.P.
  • May 25, 2013: New photos from James McCray
  • February 7, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added fabricator/builder per bridge plans.
  • April 28, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
  • April 14, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • June 3, 2008: Updated by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net