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Lincoln-Haycraft Memorial Bridge

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Overview

Abraham Lincoln apparently crossed a bridge at this location in the past. Obviously, the bridge that Lincoln crossed was replaced with the current bridge.

Photo taken by James McCray

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BH Photo #187096

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over Valley Creek on Us-31w
Location
Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 86.0 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Also called
Valley Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.69191, -85.85625   (decimal degrees)
37°41'31" N, 85°51'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/600838/4172248 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elizabethtown
Inventory numbers
KY 047-B00100N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 47019 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 64.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
17,135

Update Log 

  • September 18, 2016: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • January 26, 2012: Updated by James McCray: Added category "US 31"
  • November 16, 2010: New Street View added by James McCray
  • November 15, 2010: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net