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Elkhorn Bridge Street (Old SR 80) Russell Fork Bridge

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Elkhorn City Russell Fork Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in June 2010

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BH Photo #168323

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Facts 

Overview
Camelback through truss bridge over Russell Fork Big Sandy River on former KY 80
Location
Elkhorn City, Pike County, Kentucky
Status
Closed to vehicular/pedestrian traffic
History
Built 1912 by the Champion Bridge Co.; Bypassed by new bridge in 1950
Builder
- Champion Bridge Co. of Wilmington, Ohio
Design
Camelback through truss span and two Pratt through truss spans
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.30546, -82.35168   (decimal degrees)
37°18'20" N, 82°21'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/380212/4129614 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elkhorn City
Inventory number
BH 45545 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 8, 2020: Updated by Calvin Sneed: Visited this bridge... fixed the names. Former closed to vehicles, now closed to pedestrian traffic
  • April 22, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • June 24, 2010: Added by C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com