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Davis Lane Bridge

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Photo taken by Brian McKee in September 2009

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Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over North Fork Licking River on Davis Lane
Location
Mason County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1894
Builder
- Toledo Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Design
Pratt Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 118.1 ft.
Total length: 121.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.3 ft.
Also called
North Fork Licking River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.53028, -83.64722   (decimal degrees)
38°31'49" N, 83°38'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/269245/4267975 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Orangeburg
Inventory numbers
KY 081-C00022N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 18889 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 22.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
64

Update Log 

  • May 31, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • October 7, 2016: New photos from Janis Ford
  • December 13, 2009: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • September 11, 2009: New photos from Brian McKee
  • September 10, 2009: New photos from Brian McKee

Sources 

  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Janis Ford

Comments 

Davis Lane Bridge
Posted July 14, 2017, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)
Davis Lane Bridge
Posted September 11, 2009, by J.R. Manning (thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

Yup, that's Elmo guarding the bridge.

He's looking for Burt & Ernie to keep George Bailey from jumping off the bridge.

Davis Lane Bridge
Posted September 11, 2009, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

You've heard of a "kissing" bridge......this must be a "tickle me" bridge.

North Fork Licking River Bridge
Posted September 10, 2009, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Are those tickle-me-elmos sitting in front of the endposts?!