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Cumberland River KY 779 Bridge

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Cumberland River KY 779 Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in November 2008

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BH Photo #134468

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Overview
Closed spandrel "Luten" type arch bridge over Cumberland River on KY 779
Location
Whitley County, Kentucky
Status
Demolished, replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1925, demolished and replaced by new bridge 2017
Design
Closed spandrel Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 94.1 ft.
Total length: 276.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.75583, -83.98667   (decimal degrees)
36°45'21" N, 83°59'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/233376/4071947 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Barbourville
Inventory numbers
KY 118-B00077N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 18960 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 8, 2010: New Street View added by Eddie Douthitt
  • March 17, 2009: Updated by Gene McCluney: Changed bridge type.
  • March 17, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge is not on on the National Register
  • February 28, 2009: New photos from C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Gene McCluney - gmacfilm [at] live [dot] com
  • Eddie Douthitt - dalton1861 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Cumberland River KY 779 Bridge
Posted February 25, 2009, by Wes Kinsler (webmaster [at] wkinsler [dot] com)

Man that's a real shame! That is a pretty good size Luten Arch Bridge.

Cumberland River KY 779 Bridge
Posted February 24, 2009, by C. Hanchey (cmh2315 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Old arch bridge is being replaced by a new bridge.

Pictures taken Nov-08

Webmaster's note: The photos that were here have been incorporated into the main site.