Frankfort Railroad Bridge

L&N Bridge (Louisville & Nashville Railroad)

The Frankfort Railroad Bridge carries R.J. Corman Railroad over the Kentucky River in Frankfort, Kentucky.


The Frankfort Railroad Bridge was constructed for the Louisville & Nashville Railroad in 1929 by the American Bridge Company of New York. 1 It replaced the adjoining Broadway Bridge, which had been used as a combination railroad, horse-and-buggy (later automobile) and pedestrian crossing.

The Pennsylvania truss with Warren through truss and deck plate girder approach spans cost $600,000 to erect. 1


Information

  • State:
  • Route: R.J. Corman Railroad
  • Type: Warren through truss
  • Status: Active - Railroad
  • Total Length: 524 feet

Sources

  1. Frankfort Urban Area Transportation Study. Lexington: Jordan, Jones & Goulding, 2000. Print.

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