Kentucky

A list of bridges in Kentucky. As the nation is geographically large, the crossings are broken down by region: Central Bluegrass, Northern Bluegrass & along the Ohio River, Eastern Mountains, Southern Plateau & Mountains and Western Reaches & the Jackson Purchase; and by river: Kentucky River, Licking River.

Central BluegrassNorthern Bluegrass & along the Ohio RiverEastern MountainsSouthern Plateau & MountainsWestern Reaches & the Jackson Purchase RegionKentucky RiverLicking River

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Beech Fork Covered Bridge

Old KY 458

Beech Fork Covered Bridge is located over the Beech Fork River in Washington County, Kentucky. Constructued in 1865 by Cornelius Barnes, the covered Burr arch truss was bypassed by a new concrete crossing in 1977.


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Broadway Bridge

Old US 127 and Old US 421

The Broadway Bridge formerly carried US 127 and US 421 over the Kentucky River. It is the fourth bridge at that location.


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Camp Nelson Bridge

Old US 27

Camp Nelson Bridge formerly carried US 27 over the Kentucky River in Camp Nelson.


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Chenault Highway Bridge

Old KY 34

The Chenault Highway Bridge formerly carried KY 34 over the Dix River and Herrington Lake.


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Clays Ferry Bridge

KY 2328

The Clays Ferry Bridge, spanning the Kentucky River, connects Fayette and Madison counties in Kentucky.


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Clays Ferry Bridge

Interstate 75, US 25, US 421

The Clays Ferry Bridge, carrying Interstate 75, US 25 and US 421 and spanning the Kentucky River, connects Fayette and Madison counties in Kentucky.


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Colville Covered Bridge

The Colville Covered Bridge carries Colville Road across Hinkston Creek.


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Goddard Covered Bridge

The Goddard Covered Bridge, also known as the Goddard White Bridge, is located in Goddard. It features the only covered town lattice truss in the state.


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High Bridge

Cincinnati Southern

High Bridge crosses the Kentucky River near Wilmore and was once the highest bridge in North America and the highest railroad crossing in the world.


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Hillsboro Covered Bridge

The Hillsboro Covered Bridge, also known as the Hillsboro-Grange City Covered Bridge, is located over Fox Creek adjacent to KY 111.


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Kennedy Mills Bridge

KY 152

The Kennedy Mills Bridge carries KY 152 over the Dix River and Lake Herrington Lake.


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L&N Bridge

Louisville & Nashville Railroad

The L&N Bridge spans the Kentucky River. It was constructed in 1929 by the American Bridge Company of New York for the Louisville & Nashville Railroad adjacent to the Broadway Bridge.


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Plum Bridge

Old KY 57

The Plum Bridge formerly carried KY 57 over Boone Creek in Plum.


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Singing Bridge

Old US 60

The Singing Bridge carries St. Clair Street across the Kentucky River in Frankfort.


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Tyrone Bridge

US 62

The Tyrone Bridge carries US 62 across the Kentucky River between Anderson and Woodford counties. The three-span Warren deck truss crossing is one of two S-bridges of its type in the world and the only one of its type in the United States.


Union Mills Bridge (Old KY 169)

Union Mills Bridge

Old KY 169

Union Mills Bridge carried KY 169 across Hickman Creek at Union Mills.

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4th Street Bridge

KY 8

The 4th Street Bridge carries KY 8 over the Licking River between Covington and Newport.


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Blue Lick Springs

Old US 68

The Blue Lick Springs Bridge formerly carried US 68 over the Licking River in Blue Lick Springs.


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Butler Bridge

KY 177

The Butler Bridge carries KY 177 over the South Fork Licking River in Butler.


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Cabin Creek Covered Bridge

The Cabin Creek Covered Bridge is a multiple Kingpost through truss over Cabin Creek in Rectorville.


Catawba Road Bridge

Catawba Road Bridge

The Catawba Road Bridge crosses the CSX Transportation railroad (formerly the Louisville & Nashville Railroad).


Davis Lane Bridge

Davis Lane Bridge

The Davis Lane Bridge carries Davis Lane over the North Fork Licking River.


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Dixon Road Bridge

The Dixon Road Bridge carries Dixon Road over the North Fork Licking River.


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Dover Covered Bridge

Dover Covered Bridge crosses Lees Creek near Dover. Constructed in 1835, the two-span, 61-foot covered Queenpost truss bridge was built by the Kirk family who operated a grist mill nearby.


Gratz Bridge (KY 22)

Gratz Bridge

KY 22

The Gratz Bridge formerly carried KY 22 over the Kentucky River in Gratz.


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H.L. Spurlock Power Plant Bridge

The H.L. Spurlock Power Plant Bridge is a seven span, 700-foot long crossing Lawrence Creek and KY 8 west of Maysville.


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Scrubgrass Creek Bridge

KY 32

The Scrubgrass Creek Bridge carried KY 32 over Scrubgrass Creek and the TTI Railroad near Myers.


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Shomakertown Bridge

KY 22

The Shomakertown Bridge carried KY 22 over the Licking River in Falmouth.


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South Fork Grassy Creek Bridge

Old KY 1657

The South Fork Grassy Creek Bridge formerly carried KY 1657 over South Fork Grassy Creek in Pendleton County, Kentucky. The Pratt through truss was closed to traffic in 1964 when a new alignment for KY 1657 was constructed.


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Sulphur-Bedford Road Bridge

KY 3175

The Sulphur-Bedford Road Bridge formerly carried KY 3175 over the Little Kentucky River.


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Turtle Creek Bridge

The Turtle Creek Bridge is located on Long Stretch Road over Turtle Creek near August.


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Valley Pike Covered Bridge

The Valley Pike Covered Bridge is located over Lee Creek along Valley Pike Road near of Fernleaf.


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Walcott Covered Bridge

The Walcott Covered Bridge spans Locust Creek in Walcott.

Allen Farm Road Bridge

Allen Farm Road Bridge

The Allen Farm Road Pratt pony truss bridge carries Allen Farm Road over Quicksand Creek.


Bennett's Mill Covered Bridge

Bennett’s Mill Covered Bridge

Bennett’s Mill Covered Bridge is a covered Wheeler truss. It is the only bridge of its type in existence.


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Combs Bridge

KY 80

The Combs Bridge formerly carried KY 80 over the North Fork Kentucky River in Combs.


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Elkhorn City Bridge

Old KY 80

The Elkhorn City Bridge formerly carried KY 80 over the Russell Fork in Elkhorn City.


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Freestone Road Bridge

Old US 60

The Freestone Road Bridge, located on a former alignment of US 60 over Triplett Creek, is located in Rowan County.


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Glomawr Bridge

KY 451

The Glomawr Bridge carried KY 451 over the North Fork Kentucky River in Glomawr. The Parker through truss was constructed in 1927 for KY 15


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Greenup Bridge

Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad, CSX Transportation

The Greenup Bridge carries CSX Transportation (formerly the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad) over the Little Sandy River in Greenup.


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Greenup Bridge

Old US 23, KY 2541

The Greenup Bridge formerly carried US 23 over the Little Sandy River in Greenup. The one-lane Pratt through truss was constructed in 1884 by the King Iron Bridge Company.


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Heidelberg Bridge

KY 399

The Heidelberg Bridge carries KY 399 over the Kentucky River in Heidelberg.


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Heidelberg Bridge

Richmond, Nicholasville, Irvine and Beattyville Railroad

The Heidelberg Bridge carried a branch of the Richmond, Nicholasville, Irvine and Beattyville Railroad (RNI&B, Riney-B) over the Kentucky River in Heidelberg.


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Jeff Bridge

Louisville & Nashville Railroad

The Jeff Bridge crosses the North Fork Kentucky River in Jeff and was constructed for the Louisville & Nashville Railroad (L&N).


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Jeff Bridge

Old KY 15

The Jeff Bridge formerly carried KY 15 across the North Fork Kentucky River in Jeff.


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Johns Run Bridge

Old Eastern Kentucky Railroad, Old KY 1

Johns Run Bridge near Johns Run carried the Eastern Kentucky Railroad (EK) and later KY 1 over the Little Sandy River.


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Lothair Bridge

Louisville & Nashville Railroad

The Lothair Bridge spans the North Fork Kentucky River in Lothair and was constructed by the Virginia Bridge and Iron Company.


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Middle Fork Kentucky River Bridge

KY 30

Constructed in 1935, the Middle Fork Kentucky River Bridge carries KY 30 over the Middle Fork Kentucky River.


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Mulligan Lane Bridge

Mulligan Lane Bridge is located near Jackson in Breathitt County.


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North Fork Kentucky River Bridge

KY 3193

The North Fork Kentucky River Bridge carries KY 3193 over the North Fork Kentucky River. The Whipple through truss bridge was originally constructed for the Ohio & Kentucky Railroad (O&K) in 1910.


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North Fork Kentucky River Bridge

Robinson Road

The North Fork Kentucky River Bridge carried Robinson Road over the North Fork Kentucky River in Quicksand. The Parker through truss, Pratt pony truss and girder span was constructed in the early 1900’s.


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Quicksand Creek Bridge

KY 1812

The Quicksand Creek Bridge carries KY 1812 over Quicksand Creek in Quicksand. The pony truss bridge was constructed in 1929.


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Town Mountain Road Bridge

KY 451

The Town Mountain Road Bridge carries KY 451 over the North Fork Kentucky River in Hazard, Kentucky.

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Cumberland Falls Bridge

KY 90

The stone faced closed spandrel arch Cumberland River Bridge for KY 90 at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park was constructed in 1954.


Cumberland River Bridge (KY 90)

Cumberland River Bridge

KY 90

The Cumberland River Bridge carries KY 90 over the Cumberland River and Lake Cumberland in Burnside.


Fishing Creek Bridge (KY 80)

Fishing Creek Bridge

KY 80

The Fishing Creek Bridge is located on KY 80.


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Otter Creek Bridges

KY 90

Four bridges over Otter Creek carry and carried KY 90 at Zula.


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Renfro Street Bridge

The Renfro Street Bridge is located over a valley at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg.


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Rolling Fork Bridge

KY 289

The Rolling Fork Bridge is located on KY 289 over Rolling Fork in Marion County.


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Tebbs Bend Road Bridge

The Tebbs Bend Road Bridge carried Tebbs Bend Road over the Green River in Taylor County.

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Eggner’s Ferry Bridge

US 68, KY 80

Eggner’s Ferry Bridge carries US 68 and KY 80 across Kentucky Lake between Trigg and Marshall counties.


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Lake Barkley Bridge

US 68, KY 80

Lake Barkley Bridge carries US 68 and KY 80 across Lake Barkley near Cadiz in Trigg County, Kentucky. It is officially named after Henry Lawrence.

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Broadway Bridge

Old US 127 and Old US 421

The Broadway Bridge formerly carried US 127 and US 421 over the Kentucky River. It is the fourth bridge at that location.


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Camp Nelson Bridge

Old US 27

Camp Nelson Bridge formerly carried US 27 over the Kentucky River in Camp Nelson.


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Clays Ferry Bridge

KY 2328

The Clays Ferry Bridge, spanning the Kentucky River, connects Fayette and Madison counties in Kentucky.


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Clays Ferry Bridge

Interstate 75, US 25, US 421

The Clays Ferry Bridge, carrying Interstate 75, US 25 and US 421 and spanning the Kentucky River, connects Fayette and Madison counties in Kentucky.


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Combs Bridge

KY 80

The Combs Bridge formerly carried KY 80 over the North Fork Kentucky River in Combs.


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Fredericktown Bridge

Old US 150

The Fredericktown Bridge formerly carried US 150 over Beech Fork in Fredericktown, Kentucky.


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Glomawr Bridge

KY 451

The Glomawr Bridge carried KY 451 over the North Fork Kentucky River in Glomawr. The Parker through truss was constructed in 1927 for KY 15


Gratz Bridge (KY 22)

Gratz Bridge

KY 22

The Gratz Bridge formerly carried KY 22 over the Kentucky River in Gratz.


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Heidelberg Bridge

KY 399

The Heidelberg Bridge carries KY 399 over the Kentucky River in Heidelberg.


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Heidelberg Bridge

Richmond, Nicholasville, Irvine and Beattyville Railroad

The Heidelberg Bridge carried a branch of the Richmond, Nicholasville, Irvine and Beattyville Railroad (RNI&B, Riney-B) over the Kentucky River in Heidelberg.


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High Bridge

Cincinnati Southern

High Bridge crosses the Kentucky River near Wilmore and was once the highest bridge in North America and the highest railroad crossing in the world.


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Jeff Bridge

Louisville & Nashville Railroad

The Jeff Bridge crosses the North Fork Kentucky River in Jeff and was constructed for the Louisville & Nashville Railroad (L&N).


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Jeff Bridge

Old KY 15

The Jeff Bridge formerly carried KY 15 across the North Fork Kentucky River in Jeff.


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Lothair Bridge

Louisville & Nashville Railroad

The Lothair Bridge spans the North Fork Kentucky River in Lothair and was constructed by the Virginia Bridge and Iron Company.


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L&N Bridge

Louisville & Nashville Railroad

The L&N Bridge spans the Kentucky River. It was constructed in 1929 by the American Bridge Company of New York for the Louisville & Nashville Railroad adjacent to the Broadway Bridge.


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Middle Fork Kentucky River Bridge

KY 30

Constructed in 1935, the Middle Fork Kentucky River Bridge carries KY 30 over the Middle Fork Kentucky River.


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North Fork Kentucky River Bridge

KY 3193

The North Fork Kentucky River Bridge carries KY 3193 over the North Fork Kentucky River. The Whipple through truss bridge was originally constructed for the Ohio & Kentucky Railroad (O&K) in 1910.


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North Fork Kentucky River Bridge

Robinson Road

The North Fork Kentucky River Bridge carried Robinson Road over the North Fork Kentucky River in Quicksand. The Parker through truss, Pratt pony truss and girder span was constructed in the early 1900’s.


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Singing Bridge

Old US 60

The Singing Bridge carries St. Clair Street across the Kentucky River in Frankfort.


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Sulphur-Bedford Road Bridge

KY 3175

The Sulphur-Bedford Road Bridge formerly carried KY 3175 over the Little Kentucky River.


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Town Mountain Road Bridge

KY 451

The Town Mountain Road Bridge carries KY 451 over the North Fork Kentucky River in Hazard, Kentucky.


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Tyrone Bridge

US 62

The Tyrone Bridge carries US 62 across the Kentucky River between Anderson and Woodford counties. The three-span Warren deck truss crossing is one of two S-bridges of its type in the world and the only one of its type in the United States.

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4th Street Bridge

KY 8

The 4th Street Bridge carries KY 8 over the Licking River between Covington and Newport.


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Blue Lick Springs

Old US 68

The Blue Lick Springs Bridge formerly carried US 68 over the Licking River in Blue Lick Springs.


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Butler Bridge

KY 177

The Butler Bridge carries KY 177 over the South Fork Licking River in Butler.


Davis Lane Bridge

Davis Lane Bridge

The Davis Lane Bridge carries Davis Lane over the North Fork Licking River.


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Dixon Road Bridge

The Dixon Road Bridge carries Dixon Road over the North Fork Licking River.


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Shomakertown Bridge

KY 22

The Shomakertown Bridge carried KY 22 over the Licking River in Falmouth.