Bennets Mill Bridge
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BluegrassCache
N 38° 37.853 W 082° 55.606
17S E 332287 N 4277577
Quick Description: The Bennetts Mill Bridge was built in 1855 over Tygarts Crek in Northern Greenup County, Kentucky. It is a 155-foot Wheeler Truss Bridge, the only example still standing. No longer in use.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 8/21/2007 8:24:21 PM
Waymark Code: WM21ZY
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member trekinldy59
Views: 22

Long Description:
The bridge, originally construction in 1850, was closed and dismantled in 2001. Under contract with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Intech Contracting reconstructed the bridge to historic specification and using as much of the real bridge as possible.

The Bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Date Built: 01/01/1855

Length of Span:
155-feet


www:
http://www.kentuckyroads.com/covered_bridges/


Parking Coordinates:: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
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