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Hopewell Bridge

Photos 

Hopewell Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in November 2010

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BH Photo #186030

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Little Sandy River on KY 3306
Location
Greenup County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1868; rehabilitated 1990
Builder
- Phoenix Iron Co. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Iron/Steel Manufacturer)
Railroads
- Eastern Kentucky Railroad (EK)
- Rail-to-road
Design
Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 51.8 ft.
Total length: 159.1 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 20.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Little Sandy River KY 3306 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.40816, -82.90551   (decimal degrees)
38°24'29" N, 82°54'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/333625/4252821 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oldtown
Inventory numbers
KY 045-B00063N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 18803 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 64.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
167

Update Log 

  • May 30, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • September 20, 2016: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • April 18, 2016: New photos from Mike Mullins
  • February 15, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added categories "Rail-to-road", "railroad", "Eastern Kentucky Railroad" per request by ArtS
  • November 20, 2010: Updated by James Baughn: Merged duplicate listings
  • June 26, 2010: New photos from Bill Eichelberger

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Mike Mullins
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net

Comments 

Hopewell Bridge
Posted February 15, 2016, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

I'm not sure how to do so but this should be in the former railroad bridge category. It looks like it was part of a branch of the Eastern Kentucky Railroad.