Oldtown Covered Bridge is a covered Burr arch truss that carried Frazer Branch Road across the Little Sandy River near Oldtown in Greenup County, Kentucky.
Oldtown Covered Bridge is a covered Burr arch truss that carried Frazer Branch Road across the Little Sandy River near Oldtown in Greenup County, Kentucky. It was constructed in 1880 at the cost of $4,000, 1 2 3 4 5 with commissioners J. C. Irvin, John Conley, and W. A. Warmack in charge of the project.
Oldtown Covered Bridge was restored as a Green Thumb project in 1972-73 4 5 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. 4 It was again restored in the late 1990s.
- State: Kentucky
- Type: Covered Burr Arch truss
- Status: Active - Pedestrian
- Total Length: 187 feet
- Main Span Length: 145 feet
- Spans: 41 feet
- Deck Width: 14.9 feet
- Roadway Width: 13.8 feet
- Height: 14 feet
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