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Shortway Bridge

Photos 

http://www.nkyviews.com/campbell/newport_licking_bridges.htm

BH Photo #126718

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Licking River on KY 1120 in Newport
Location
Newport, Kenton County, Kentucky, and Campbell County, Kentucky
Status
Imploded
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Also called
Licking River KY 1120 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.07938, -84.49926   (decimal degrees)
39°04'46" N, 84°29'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/716315/4328562 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Newport
Inventory number
BH 18851 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 2, 2016: Updated by Clark Vance: Opening date
  • March 3, 2014: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added name
  • January 3, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Bridge was demolished.
  • October 25, 2008: New photos from Bill Eichelberger

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Comments 

Licking River KY 1120 Bridge
Posted October 25, 2008, by James gentner (jfgentner678 [at] aol [dot] com)

I think this is what was known as the Shortway bridge. I almost skipped classes at Northern kentucky University to watch the implosion.