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Historic Greenup Span to be Demolished for new Bridge
Posted: 1-Jul-2005 3:47AM CDT
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will demolish a historic bridge in Greenup after all. Concern from the public caused the cabinet to reconsider demolishing the bridge–which is on the National Registrar of Historic Places; however, no one came forward to offer to maintain the bridge, so it will be demolished to make way for a replacement. The current bridge has been closed since 2003 when an inspection found it was unsafe to carry traffic.
Meeting Held to Discuss Greenup Bridge
Posted: 10-Mar-2005 5:31AM CST
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently held a meeting in Greenup to discuss options for the replacement of an aging bridge at the city’s west end. The bridge which was constructed in 1884 and has been closed to traffic—due to structural decay—since at least 2003. Three options for replacing the bridge were presented:
More information: Ashland Daily Independent: Meeting set to discuss bridge replacement (March 5, 2005) , Ashland Daily Independent: Residents voice opinions about 121-year-old Greenup County bridge (March 8, 2005)
Greenup Bridge Replacement Public Meeting
Posted: 9-Feb-2005 1:55AM CST
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will hold an “Open House” style public meeting to present proposed alternatives for the replacement of the Main Street Bridge over the Little Sandy River in Greenup. The meeting will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. March 7, 2005: Kentucky Transportation Cabinet: Bridge and Approaches for Main St at Little Sandy River
Greenup Seeks Input on Historic Bridge
Posted: 7-Feb-2004 8:58AM CST
The city of Greenup plans to conduct a survey to determine how local residents feel about the one lane bridge over the mouth of the Little Sandy River. The bridge, which was built in 1884, is slated for demolition later this year.
Locals Step Up Efforts to Save Greenup Bridge
Posted: 6-Jan-2004 6:49AM CST
Local residents have stepped up efforts to save a one-lane bridge over the mouth of the Little Sandy River. The bridge, built in 1884, was recently closed after it was deemed unsafe for traffic. The transportation cabinet plans to demolish the bridge and replace the span later in 2004.
State Will Dismantle Historic Steel Bridge in Downtown Greenup
Posted: 15-Nov-2003 8:30AM CST
The transportation cabinet will dismantle a one-lane steel bridge over the Little Sandy River in Greenup despite some protests. The span, constructed in the 1880s, has been closed to traffic due to structural decay. The span will be replaced sometime in 2004 or 2005.
One-lane Bridge into Greenup to be Replaced
Posted: 25-Nov-2001 2:53PM CST
This Ashland Daily Independent article reports that the KYTC is seeking to replace a one lane bridge over Little Sandy into Greenup. Several public meetings have been held and work is expected to begin in late 2002 or early 2003.
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