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Fourth Street Bridge - Old

Photos 

Fourth Street Bridge

During flood in April 1913

Kentucky Historical Society

BH Photo #442919

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Licking River on Fourth Street/KY 8
Location
Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky, and Campbell County, Kentucky
Status
No longer exists. Replaced by new bridge in 1936.
Design
Through truss
Also called
KY 8 Licking River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.08825, -84.50406   (decimal degrees)
39°05'18" N, 84°30'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/715873/4329535 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84285 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 28, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 25, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Related Bridges 

Sources 

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

Comments 

Fourth Street Bridge - Old
Posted October 3, 2019, by Daniel

That is an incredibly odd looking bridge. I'd almost think that it was still under construction and some of that was temporary supports, but the bracing makes me think that's unlikely.

Fourth Street Bridge - Old
Posted October 2, 2019, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

I found two photos of a "Newport and Covington Bridge" with no shown date. It was a very unusual cantilever-like bridge. https://cdm16998.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/collection/p1699...