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Kentucky River KY 80 Bridge

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Kentucky River KY 80 Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in June 2010

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Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Kentucky River on KY 80 in Combs
Location
Perry County, Kentucky
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Future prospects
Available for reuse
History
Built 1929
Design
Three-span Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 455.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.26639, -83.21667   (decimal degrees)
37°15'59" N, 83°13'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/303446/4126727 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hazard North
Inventory numbers
KY 097-B00029N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 18922 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 23.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
5,121

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2017: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status to Lost as per forum post.
  • October 24, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • June 25, 2010: New photos from C Hanchey
  • March 13, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added Google Street View.

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Kentucky River KY 80 Bridge
Posted May 15, 2017, by M Cox (trock859[at]yahoo[dot]com)

demolished and replaced

Kentucky River KY 80 Bridge
Posted April 24, 2017, by M Cox (trock859 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Lost

Kentucky River KY 80 Bridge
Posted February 10, 2016, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)
Kentucky River KY 80 Bridge
Posted June 9, 2015, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

I think this contract refers to this bridge. Let date was July 11, 2014.

PERRY COUNTY

STP BRO 5271 (039) : HAZARD-HYDEN ROAD (KY-80) REPLACE BRIDGE AND APPROACHES ON KY-80 AT THE CSX RAILROAD AND KENTUCKY RIVER. BRIDGE WITH GRADE, DRAIN & SURFACE. SYP NO. 10-01082.00.

Kentucky River KY 80 Bridge
Posted October 26, 2011, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Might be an easier prospect to try and find 3 different takers for 1 span.

Although I would like to have a driveway that required a 3-span bridge!

Kentucky River KY 80 Bridge
Posted October 26, 2011, by David Eike (eikes [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

Here's another link to the story that includes a bridge photo:

http://bit.ly/vLUboA

Kentucky River KY 80 Bridge
Posted October 26, 2011, by Mike Page (mike [dot] page [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Kentucky is offering to dismantle and deliver the bridge to it's new location, for free, if they can just find someone to take it.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/25/us-kentucky-bridge...