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Goddard Covered Bridge 17-35-06




The Goddard Covered Bridge is also known as the Goddard White Bridge. The bridge is the only Town Lattice Truss type bridge in KY.

Photo taken by James McCray


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Covered bridge over Sand Lick Creek on KY 3110
Fleming County, Kentucky
Open to traffic
Goddard Covered Bridge is the only Town Lattice Truss Covered Bridge in KY. Original building date unknown but design patented in 1820. Bridge placed on National Register of Historic Places in 1975. Bridge restored in 2006.
Timber Town Lattice through truss
Length of largest span: 62.0 ft.
Total length: 92.4 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 22, 1975
Also called
White Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.36232, -83.61551   (decimal degrees)
38°21'44" N, 83°36'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/271480/4249255 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plummers Landing
Inventory numbers
NRHP 75000756 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 17-35-06 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
KY 035-B00073N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 36282 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2013)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 18.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)

Update Log 

  • November 8, 2013: New photo from Joe Virruso
  • March 13, 2010: Updated by James Baughn: Removed duplicate listing, added Street View
  • September 11, 2009: New photos from Brian McKee
  • July 13, 2008: Updated by James McCray
  • March 12, 2008: Updated by James McCray
  • February 18, 2008: Added by James McCray


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  • Dale Travis Covered Bridge List
  • Joe Virruso - virrusofamily [at] att [dot] net


Goddard Covered Bridge 17-35-06
Posted December 26, 2009, by Shelia Allen (manohova [at] gmail [dot] com)

One of my favorite, well preserved, not much graffiti and still open to traffic.