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East Kentucky Street Bridge

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Overview

This is the "Lion Head Bridge." The bridge has concrete lion head decorations at the top of its arch span.

Photo taken by James McCray

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over South Fork Beargrass Creek on East Kentucky Street in Louisville
Location
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 56.1 ft.
Deck width: 30.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.23528, -85.73111   (decimal degrees)
38°14'07" N, 85°43'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/611050/4232681 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Louisville East
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
3,514
Inventory numbers
KY 056-C00083N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 18844 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 48 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 15, 2011: Updated by J.P.: updated design
  • April 28, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
  • April 1, 2010: New photos from J.P.
  • February 25, 2008: New photos from James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com