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Engineer Street Bridge

East Main Street Bridge

Engineer Street Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: February 25, 2021

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Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Engineer Street Over Lynn Camp Creek
Location
Corbin: Whitley County, Kentucky and Knox County, Kentucky: United States
Structure Type
Metal 6 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
By Builder/Contractor: Unknown
Rehabilitation Date
2007
Main Span Length
75.0 Feet (22.9 Meters)
Structure Length
118.0 Feet (36 Meters)
Roadway Width
13.1 Feet (3.99 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 1 Approach Span(s)
Inventory Number
Not Applicable

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This rare Phoenix column through truss has been preserved for pedestrian use and a park created around it.

The bridge was originally a railroad bridge on the L&N Railroad, and was donated by the railroad to the city in 1902 and moved here in 1905. The construction date of the bridge is not known, but bridges of this type date to ca. 1880 or earlier. The National Register Nomination says that Louisville Bridge Company built the bridge but it is not known where this information came from. The bridge is a standard design of the Phoenix Bridge Company, although it is possible that they just fabricated the bridge and that Louisville Bridge erected the bridge.

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This bridge is tagged with the following special condition(s): Phoenix Columns

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