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Thompson Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Thompson Creek on Central Pike
Location
Mercer County, Kentucky
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement.
History
Built At Unknown Date. Either Relocated Or Reconstructed in 1935.
Builder
- Champion Bridge Co. of Wilmington, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected, 4-panel Pratt half-hip pony truss and two steel stringer approach spans.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.84472, -84.97806   (decimal degrees)
37°50'41" N, 84°58'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/677904/4190513 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cornishville
Inventory numbers
KY 084-C00028N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 18902 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2011)
Deck condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 9.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
357

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2017: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status to Lost as per forum post.
  • July 11, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed. Also added builder.
  • February 5, 2008: New photos from James McCray

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Comments 

Thompson Creek Bridge
Posted April 24, 2017, by M Cox (trock859 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

replaced by an Ugly Concrite Eyesore Bridge (UCEB).