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Twelve Mile Creek KY 8 Bridge


Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger in October 2007


BH Photo #126224

Street View 


Parker through truss bridge over Twelve Mile Creek on KY 8
Campbell County, Kentucky
Open to traffic
Built 1946
7-panel, riveted Parker through truss
Length of largest span: 146.9 ft.
Total length: 246.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.96917, -84.30194   (decimal degrees)
38°58'09" N, 84°18'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/733749/4316817 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Richmond
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
Inventory numbers
KY 019-B00003N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 18742 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 39.4 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • November 11, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • December 25, 2016: New photos from Mike Mullins
  • December 21, 2016: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Bridge is temporarily closed due to section loss in the stringers and will remain closed until repairs can be made.
  • July 7, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: I believe this is a Parker through truss.
  • March 10, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added Google Street View.
  • October 16, 2009: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • July 21, 2009: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • October 16, 2008: New photo from Bill Eichelberger



Twelve Mile Creek KY 8 Bridge
Posted November 10, 2021, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

This news article indicates this bridge is to be rehabilitated: https://www.nkytribune.com/2021/11/historic-truss-bridge-on-...

Twelve Mile Creek KY 8 Bridge
Posted May 2, 2018, by rick shelton (shltn [dot] rck66 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Rumors of this bridges' demise were greatly exaggerated. The bridge has been retained and is open again.

Twelve Mile Creek KY
Posted January 16, 2018, by Joyce MacKay (jomac44 [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

I have an ancestor who in 1799 was supposedly buried on an island at the mouth of 12 Mile Creek and the Ohio River. I have heard that the island is no longer there, having been swept away during a flood. Do you have any information about this island and was there a cemetery located there? Thanks for any information you may have.

Twelve Mile Creek KY 8 Bridge
Posted May 17, 2017, by M Cox (trock859[at]yahoo[dot]com)

Scheduled for demotion and replacement.

Twelve Mile Creek KY 8 Bridge
Posted December 21, 2016, by Bill Eichelberger