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Point Leavell Tunnel

Photo 

Photo taken by Jason

BH Photo #415310

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under Hill on Old Railroad Grade Road
Location
Garrard County, Kentucky
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1868 for the L&N Railroad it was closed in 1932 and then reopend to Cars and finally closed in 2003
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 12.1 ft.
Total length: 490.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.59454, -84.49428   (decimal degrees)
37°35'40" N, 84°29'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/721219/4163782 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Paint Lick
Inventory number
BH 49705 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
170

Update Log 

  • December 30, 2017: New photo from Luke
  • September 21, 2011: Updated by J.P.: changed name

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

Point Leavell Tunnel
Posted December 30, 2017, by Anonymous

i have drove cars and trucks and drove a tractor thought it without headlights on the tractor though it when it was open

Point Leavell Tunnel
Posted January 21, 2014, by memories

As of 1-21-2014 there is Keep Out postings around it!!!

Point Leavell Tunnel
Posted September 21, 2011, by J.P.

Tunnel is still opened just blocked off by a guardrail