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Kinniconnick Creek KY 8 Bridge


Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger in December 2009


BH Photo #150583

Street View 


Lost through truss bridge over Kinniconnick Creek on KY 8
Lewis County, Kentucky
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ca. 1930
Camelback Through Truss
Pratt Through Truss
Length of largest span: 164.0 ft.
Total length: 392.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.60611, -83.16583   (decimal degrees)
38°36'22" N, 83°09'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/311411/4275292 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
Inventory numbers
KY 068-B00003N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 18870 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 40.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 22, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added Rick's photo & categories "8-panel truss", "6-panel truss", "Riveted"
  • July 15, 2020: New Street View added by Mike Kerkau
  • July 15, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status to lost per forum post
  • September 22, 2016: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • November 16, 2011: Updated by J.P.: added bridge design
  • March 13, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added Google Street View.
  • December 11, 2009: New photos from Bill Eichelberger


  • Bill Eichelberger
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Paul Plassman
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Kerkau - mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com


Kinniconnick Creek KY 8 Bridge
Posted July 15, 2020, by rick shelton (shltn [dot] rck66 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

It is true, this bridge appears to have been blown all to UCEB and back. Considering the ratings from its last report in '16, very disgusting loss.

Kinniconnick Creek KY 8 Bridge
Posted January 30, 2018, by M Cox (trock859[at]yahoo[dot]com)

Sadly, this bridge was demolished last year. 😔😣