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Freestone Road Bridge

Photos 

Rowan 1

Photo taken by Jim Neill in October 2007

BH Photo #167108

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Camelback through truss bridge over Triplett Creek on Freestone Road (Old US 60)
Location
Rowan County, Kentucky
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1921 by HIPCO; bypassed 1948 by US 60 bridge on new alignment; now closed
Builder
- HIPCO of Ligonier, Indiana
Design
8-panel, riveted Camelback through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 140.1 ft.
Total length: 140.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.14852, -83.51579   (decimal degrees)
38°08'55" N, 83°30'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/279549/4225284 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Farmers
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
90
Inventory numbers
KY 103-C00054N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 36139 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

8-panel truss (593)
Built 1921 (605)
Built during 1920s (10,332)
Camelback truss (422)
Closed (2,768)
HIPCO (2)
Have street view (29,923)
Kentucky (1,431)
One-lane traffic (8,009)
Owned by county (21,728)
Riveted (2,654)
Rowan County, Kentucky (3)
Span length 125-175 feet (4,500)
Through truss (17,907)
Total length 125-175 feet (6,353)
Truss (36,828)
US 60 (78)

Update Log 

  • March 14, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added Rick's photo, NBI info, & categories "8-panel truss", "One-lane traffic", "Riveted"
  • June 5, 2010: New Street View added by Cliff Darby
  • June 5, 2010: New photos from Bill Eichelberger

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Cliff Darby - cliffsta1987 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Paul Plassman

Comments 

Freestone Road Bridge
Posted June 5, 2010, by Bill Eichelberger (wallyum [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I moved the photos to the photo section. It attributed them to me, but I didn't take them.

Freestone Road Bridge
Posted November 1, 2007, by Jim Neill (ekyjim [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Here are pictures I took 10/21/07 of the bridge.