Rating:
No votes cast

Fulton Yates Road Bridge

Photo 

Fulton Yates Road Bridge

Messenger-Inquirer: September 18 1975

Enlarge

BH Photo #443438

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Tributary of Green River on Fulton Yates Road
Location
Henderson County, Kentucky
Status
Collapsed. Replaced by culvert.
Design
Pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.82555, -87.38805   (decimal degrees)
37°49'32" N, 87°23'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/465849/4186530 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84427 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Collapsed (271)
Henderson County, Kentucky (23)
Kentucky (1,239)
Lost (20,678)
Lost 1975 (56)
Lost during 1970s (491)
Pony truss (15,396)
Truss (30,488)

Update Log 

  • February 10, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Fulton Yates Road Bridge
Posted February 10, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Given it's remote... dead-end location the bridge might still be in existence if not for this occurrence!

Fulton Yates Road Bridge
Posted February 10, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Tony, the article stated "the driver made six trips across the bridge before it collapsed "...Wow.

Fulton Yates Road Bridge
Posted February 10, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

One of the more idiotic ones I have seen! I assume he was going to the 1 house on the other side of the bridge, but geeze... Have some common sense here!!!