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Crab Orchard Creek KY 270 Bridge

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Crab Orchard Creek KY 270 Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in February 2009

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BH Photo #134420

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Crab Orchard Creek on KY 270
Location
Webster County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1922; rehabilitated 1955: rehabilitated 2009
Builder
- M&P Contract Co. of Rockport, Indiana
Design
Riveted, 6-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 83.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.46194, -87.77944   (decimal degrees)
37°27'43" N, 87°46'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/431069/4146404 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Providence
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
295
Inventory numbers
KY 117-B00050N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 18955 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 48.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 14, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added Google Street View.
  • November 16, 2009: New photos from J.P.
  • February 28, 2009: New photo from C Hanchey
  • February 27, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Bill Eichelberger

Comments 

Crab Orchard Creek KY 270 Bridge
Posted February 23, 2010, by J.P.

should have noted that my home county in kentucky being webster instead of trashing the only two truss bridges in the county decided to rehabilitate them. Which makes me proud. GO TROJANS!!!!!