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Cumberland Falls Bridge

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Overview
Stone covered concrete arch bridge over Cumberland River on KY 90
Location
Cumberland River Falls State Park, Whitley County, Kentucky, and McCreary County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1954
Builder
- Dawson Bridge Co.
Design
Stone covered closed spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 549.7 ft.
Deck width: 25.9 ft.
Also called
Edward M. Gatliff Memorial Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.83556, -84.34000   (decimal degrees)
36°50'08" N, 84°20'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/737209/4079932 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cumberland Falls
Inventory numbers
KY 118-B00037N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 18961 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 48.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
952

Update Log 

  • August 16, 2017: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • July 9, 2014: New photo from Andrew Raker
  • November 10, 2011: Updated by Clark Embree: fixed typo, changed common name, added builder
  • July 23, 2010: New Street View added by Andrew Hansford
  • April 20, 2010: Updated by Ed Hollowell: Changed entry to correct structure type.
  • July 29, 2008: New photos from James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Ed Hollowell - erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com
  • Andrew Hansford
  • Clark Embree
  • Andrew Raker
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net

Comments 

Cumberland River Falls Bridge
Posted April 20, 2010, by Ed Hollowell (erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com)

This structure appears to be of concrete with a stone veneer to give it an appearance of stone. I am changing the entry to reflect this.

Cumberland River Falls Bridge
Posted October 29, 2009, by Kevin Ferguson (floatingmo [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Here is an early morning shot of the bridge in fall. Water is a little muddy as it rained for a week straight prior to that morning.

Cumberland River KY 90 Bridge
Posted June 24, 2008, by kayandjay.net (kayandjay [dot] net)

This bridge is just upstream of Cumberland Falls