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South Main Street Arch Bridge

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Photo taken in October 2010 by Calvin Sneed

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BH Photo #181064

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Description 

Although only one span is visible, this bridge is acctually two arch spans, one crosses the underground culvert that carries the Cumberland River, Clover Fork.. pictures show the other span is partially submerged underneath South Main Street.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Cumberland River, Clover Fork on South Main Street (State Highway 72) in Harlan
Location
Harlan, Harlan County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1945
Design
Concrete through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 299.8 ft.
Deck width: 24.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.84472, -83.32278   (decimal degrees)
36°50'41" N, 83°19'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/292892/4080165 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harlan
Inventory numbers
KY 048-B00095N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 18810 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2016)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
2,491

Update Log 

  • October 5, 2010: New photos from Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com