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US 27 Cumberland River Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Postcard

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BH Photo #244594

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Cumberland River on US 27 at Burnside
Location
Burnside, Pulaski County, Kentucky
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Construction began in 1930. Bridge opened in 1931. Replaced in 1950
Design
Main span: 11-panel Parker through truss
Approaches: 6-panel Pratt through truss spans
Two 9-panel Parker through truss spans
Also called
Burnside Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.98877, -84.60863   (decimal degrees)
36°59'20" N, 84°36'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/712823/4096300 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Burnside
Inventory number
BH 54898 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 7, 2015: New photos from Jacob P. Bernard
  • December 13, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Jacob P. Bernard
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com