Oldtown Covered Bridge

Oldtown Covered Bridge

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 The crossing was rehabilitated in 1972-73 by Green Thumb Program and again in the late 1990s. 4

Oldtown Covered Bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. 4


Information

  • State: Kentucky
  • Route: 0
  • Type: Covered Burr Arch truss
  • Status: Active - Pedestrian
  • Total Length: 194 feet

Sources

  1. ‘Oldtown Bridge.’ University of Kentucky.
  2. Hultgren, John. ‘Oldtown Covered Bridge.’ October 14, 2004.
  3. ‘Kentucky’s Covered Bridges.’ Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives July 1, 2005.
  4. ‘Oldtown Covered Bridge.’ Signs of History.

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