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James Bethel Gresham Memorial Bridge

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James Bethel Gresham Memorial Bridge

HAER Photo

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BH Photo #187897

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Green River on KY 81
Location
Calhoun, McLean County, Kentucky
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1928 by the Nashville Bridge Company; replaced 1999
Builder
- Nashville Bridge Co. of Nashville, Tennessee
Design
Five span stell through truss (main Pennsylvania Petit through truss span, two Pratt deck truss spans and two steel beam approach spans)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 326.1 ft.
Total length: 1,048.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.53433, -87.26108   (decimal degrees)
37°32'04" N, 87°15'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/476933/4154182 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Calhoun
Inventory number
BH 47058 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 19, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • November 21, 2010: Added by C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • HAER KY-30 - James Bethel Gresham Memorial Bridge, Spanning Green Pond River at Kentucky Route 81, Calhoun, McLean, KY
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com