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Watts Creek Bridge

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Watts Creek KY 865 Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in November 2008

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BH Photo #134470

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Watts Creek on Watts Creek Road
Location
Whitley County, Kentucky
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1935
Design
Main span: Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Approach: Pin-connected, 3-panel Pratt half-hip pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 78.1 ft.
Total length: 120.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.76411, -84.15625   (decimal degrees)
36°45'51" N, 84°09'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/753834/4072477 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wofford
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
250
Inventory numbers
KY 118-C00001N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 18967 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 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: 16.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1935 (1,417)
Built during 1930s (11,419)
Closed (2,635)
Have street view (26,064)
Kentucky (1,296)
One-lane traffic (7,547)
Owned by county (20,311)
Pony truss (15,893)
Pratt pony truss (3,544)
Pratt truss (9,014)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,294)
Structurally deficient (15,130)
Total length 100-125 feet (5,064)
Truss (31,929)
US 25 (9)
Whitley County, Kentucky (32)
Wooden deck (6,017)

Update Log 

  • July 23, 2010: New Street View added by Andrew Hansford
  • May 3, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey
  • February 28, 2009: New photos from C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Andrew Hansford

Comments 

Watts Creek Bridge
Posted February 11, 2016, by Sherman Cahal (shermancahal [at] gmail [dot] com)

This is actually an old alignment of US 25!

Watts Creek Bridge
Posted February 24, 2009, by C. Hanchey (cmh2315 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Pictures taken Nov 08

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