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Licking River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Brian McKee in September 2009

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BH Photo #146080

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Licking River on Dixon Pike
Location
Mason County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 1947 to replace a covered bridge
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 62.0 ft.
Total length: 66.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.54444, -83.67028   (decimal degrees)
38°32'40" N, 83°40'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/267281/4269605 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Orangeburg
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
97
Inventory numbers
KY 081-C00018N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 18888 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 70.2 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 29, 2011: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Updated build date based on forum post
  • July 7, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added truss type.
  • December 13, 2009: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • September 10, 2009: New photos from Brian McKee

Sources 

  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Licking River Bridge
Posted March 28, 2011, by Walter Laughlin (Laughlin [dot] Robert [at] Gmail [dot] com)

In actuality, it was built in 1947. Here is an August 30, 1945 photograph of the covered bridge that stood at this site until then.

J. Winston Coleman photograph. All Rights Reserved

Walter Laughlin

Kentucky's Covered Bridges

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