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Sketo Bridge

Photo 

KY 85 Bridge

McLean County News: June 8 1961

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BH Photo #443558

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Cypress Creek on KY 85
Location
McLean County, Kentucky
Status
Collapsed. Replaced by new bridge.
Design
Pinned Pratt pony truss
Also called
KY 85-Cypress Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.44604, -87.19809   (decimal degrees)
37°26'46" N, 87°11'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/482478/4144373 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84457 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1900s (6,624)
Collapsed (271)
Kentucky (1,240)
Lost (20,714)
Lost 1961 (44)
Lost during 1960s (520)
McLean County, Kentucky (11)
Owned by state (14,601)
Pony truss (15,405)
Pratt pony truss (3,306)
Pratt truss (8,361)
Truss (30,519)

Update Log 

  • February 13, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • February 13, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Sketo Bridge
Posted February 13, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks Tony! #teamwork