Rating:
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Quicksand Bridge

Photos 

North Fork Kentucky River Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in November 2010

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BH Photo #186039

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over North Fork Kentucky River on Robinson Road
Location
Breathitt County, Kentucky
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Camelback Through truss main span with pony truss and girder span approaches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 324.1 ft.
Deck width: 10.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.53417, -83.34778   (decimal degrees)
37°32'03" N, 83°20'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/292559/4156722 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Quicksand
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
129
Inventory numbers
KY 013-C00039N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 18727 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2012)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Breathitt County, Kentucky (15)
Camelback truss (419)
Deck girder (6,398)
Girder (11,346)
Have street view (29,892)
Kentucky (1,425)
Kentucky River (45)
Lost (29,977)
One-lane traffic (7,995)
Owned by county (21,715)
Pin-connected (5,037)
Plate girder (8,875)
Pony truss (17,223)
Pratt pony truss (4,020)
Pratt truss (10,535)
Replaced by new bridge (20,396)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,732)
Through truss (17,848)
Total length 250-500 feet (5,609)
Truss (36,746)

Update Log 

  • March 26, 2022: Updated by Dave King: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • March 16, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • March 13, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added Google Street View.

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

Quicksand Bridge
Posted November 17, 2014, by Zachary S

New bridge built alongside. The old truss has probably been torn down, or will be soon.