River Road Bridge Overview
The River Road Bridge is a concrete three span closed spandrel arch bridge over Harrods Creek on River Road in Louisville.
Photo taken by James McCray
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Looks like the boat took the brunt of it!
Bridge took a shot from an escaped boat.
Interesting note regarding new (2010) rehab. Original stone & concrete arches were considered too 'fractured & compromised' yet too expensive too repair. So new bridge is a long span,post-tensioned, pre-fabricated concrete beam type that rest on new footings/abutments. The arches were kept only for their appearance. They bear no load...other than their own weight.
The "revamped" Harrod's Creek Bridge will have it's ribbon cutting this afternoon, and will be reopened to traffic.