Rating:
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Justell Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in April 2010

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BH Photo #160793

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Warren w/verticals Camelback polygonal through truss bridge over Levisa Fork, Big Sandy River on CR 2557
Location
Justell, Floyd County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Design
1 Warren PTC through truss, riveted, camelback
3 Deck plate girder spans on east bank
4 Deck plate girder spans on west bank
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.1 ft.
Total length: 727.1 ft.
Deck width: 9.8 ft.
Also called
Highway 2557 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.55774, -82.63391   (decimal degrees)
37°33'28" N, 82°38'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/355684/4158002 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harold
Elevation
671 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
273
Inventory numbers
KY 036-B00040N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 44751 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 41.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 1, 2013: Updated by J.P.: updated location as it does not cross a county line.
  • October 31, 2013: Updated by J.P.: updated builder and year.
  • October 31, 2013: Merged duplicate pages
  • November 6, 2012: New photo from Brian McKee
  • August 27, 2010: New photos from Calvin Sneed
  • June 16, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added Floyd County.
  • June 5, 2010: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • April 19, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
  • April 6, 2010: Updated by Calvin Sneed: My bad..this bridge is actually in Floyd County, and was photographed earlier by J.P...the locals tell me it's called the Justell Levisa Bridge
  • April 5, 2010: New photos from James McCray
  • April 4, 2010: Added by Calvin Sneed
  • June 12, 2009: New photos from J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Justell Levisa Bridge
Posted January 20, 2011, by heather (mann)

i like this bridge... it looks nice... my huby is from kentucky!!

Justell Levisa Bridge
Posted August 28, 2010, by J.P.

we need to incorporate this bridge into the actual profile below

Justell Levisa Bridge
Posted July 21, 2010, by Doug Kretzer (dkretzer [at] mikrotec [dot] com)

This bridge is located at Betsy Layne, Ky in Floyd County, not Johnson County as stated.

Justell Levisa Bridge
Posted April 24, 2010, by J.P.

your pictures are awesome also. that camera i used has shutter problem. so i had to replace it. love the oblique underneath shot.

Justell Levisa Bridge
Posted April 21, 2010, by Calvin Sneed (us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I'm glad they painted it, too. Your pictures of it are excellent! I didn't recognize it at first, because it'd been painted.

Justell Levisa Bridge
Posted April 7, 2010, by J.P.

im glad to see this bridge got a paint job.

Levisa Fork KY 2557 Bridge
Posted June 12, 2009, by J.P.

This bridge is a converted railroad bridge.