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Buck Creek Bridge

Photos 

Easternmost Span Facing Upstream

Photo taken by Andrew Hansford in November 2009

BH Photo #168773

Map 

Street View 

Description 

This bridge was built in 1932 for KY 80. It has a 15 ton weight limit. In the late 70's or early 80's, the old road was replaced by a four-lane highway. The bridge was replaced as well.

Facts 

Overview
Riveted 3-span Warren pony truss bridge over Buck Creek on Stab Road
Location
Pulaski County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 250.9 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.15139, -84.43833   (decimal degrees)
37°09'05" N, 84°26'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/727495/4114739 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shopville
Inventory numbers
KY 100-C00050N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 18932 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2014)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 56.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
374

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2010: Updated by Matthew Lohry: Updated bridge type
  • March 13, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added Google Street View.

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Andrew Hansford
  • Matt Lohry

Comments 

Buck Creek Bridge
Posted January 8, 2010, by Andy Hansford (alhansford [at] windstream [dot] net)

I sent in some pictures a while back and they have never been posted. I was wondering why.

Buck Creek Bridge
Posted July 27, 2009, by andy hansford (alhansford [at] windstream [dot] net)

I live near this bridge and i might get to send in a few pictures of the bridge. My son takes interest in this topic and we might take some pictures for your website.