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Route 708 Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

BH Photo #142594

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Middle Fork of Kentucky River on KY 708 in Tallega
Location
Tallega, Lee County, Kentucky
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built in 1917 by the Oregonia Bridge Company; replaced by new bridge in 1988
Builder
- Oregonia Bridge Co. of Lebanon, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.55502, -83.59381   (decimal degrees)
37°33'18" N, 83°35'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/270881/4159608 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tallega
Inventory number
BH 43006 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 13, 2010: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge has been replaced
  • February 24, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added GPS coordinates.
  • July 15, 2009: Added by Bill Eichelberger

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • HAER KY-15 - Kentucky Route 708 Bridge, Spanning Middle Fork of Kentucky River, Tallega vicinity, Lee, KY