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Spottsville Bridge

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Green River US 60 Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in April 2009

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BH Photo #137198

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Green River on US 60 at Spottsville
Location
Henderson County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
At high risk for demolition and replacement. Study underway.
History
Dedicated Dec. 18, 1931; tolls removed Aug. 25, 1945
Design
From west to east
One concrete deck girder span
One 12-panel Parker through truss
One 7-panel Parker through truss
Four Warren deck trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 359.8 ft.
Total length: 1,102.7 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.3 ft.
Also called
Richard W. Owen Memorial Bridge (official name)
Green River Bridge
U.S. 60 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.86248, -87.41214   (decimal degrees)
37°51'45" N, 87°24'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/463747/4190636 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spottsville
Inventory numbers
KY 051-B00015N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 18817 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 35.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
4,677

Update Log 

  • August 9, 2017: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • September 20, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • June 23, 2012: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • March 12, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added a common name for this bridge.
  • April 17, 2009: New photos from C Hanchey

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Comments 

Spottsville Bridge
Posted November 14, 2017, by Andy Stone (akstone14 [at] gmail [dot] com)
Spottsville Bridge
Posted January 12, 2013, by Bob (yosh6654 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge is to be replaced in 2015.