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East Prong Crooked Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over East Prong Crooked Creek on CR 1305
Location
Anderson County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1890
Builders
- Cambria Steel Co. of Johnstown, Pennsylvania (Iron/Steel Manufacturer)
- Champion Bridge Co. of Wilmington, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected, 4-panel Pratt half-hip pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 57.1 ft.
Total length: 63.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.02861, -85.07861   (decimal degrees)
38°01'43" N, 85°04'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/668634/4210731 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Glensboro
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
61
Inventory numbers
KY 003-C00050N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 18705 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 19.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • December 27, 2011: Updated by J.P.: Added category "Cambria"
  • October 12, 2010: New photos from James McCray
  • October 11, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Date of 1991 was incorrect and was likely for a rehabilitation. This bridge is similar to other Champion spans from the 1890's, so I changed it to reflect that.
  • October 11, 2010: Updated by J.P.: updated builder
  • March 17, 2008: New photos from James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

East Prong Crooked Creek Bridge
Posted October 11, 2010, by J.P.

going on the pics james took some time ago, the bridge has had it weight limited increased from 13 to 15 tons.