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Elkhorn City Bridge East

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Elkhorn City Bridge East

Primary Photographer(s): Dave Michaels

Bridge Documented: November 9, 2008

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Bridge Street (Old KY-80) Over Russell Fork
Location
Elkhorn City: Pike County, Kentucky: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
Not Available
Structure Length
Not Available
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 2 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This bridge contains a nine panel pin-connected camelback through truss with two pin-connected Pratt through truss approach spans. As a three span truss bridge, this bridge is among the company's larger and more important surviving examples. The bridge is also noteworthy for having a pin-connected camelback truss span. Perhaps the most unusual thing however is that another similar bridge survives on the other side of the town. Like that bridge, this bridge may also have been built by the Champion Bridge Company of Wilmington, Ohio.

The bridge is abandoned and has been bypassed by a new bridge for quite some time.

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