Switzer Covered Bridge

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Off Rocky Branch Rd., over North Elkhorn Creek, Switzer, Kentucky

Howe through truss bridge over North Elkhorn Creek on KY 1262

Photos 

Switzer Bridge 2

Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger

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Street View 

Description 

The original bridge was washed away by a flood in Mar 1997. Its replacement was built in 1998

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 6, 1974
Reference number
74000875
Area of significance
Engineering
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Road-related
Current function
Road-related
Period of significance
1850-1874
Significant year
1855

Update Log 

  • October 25, 2016: New photos from Jim Allen
  • January 14, 2013: Updated by Jim Allen: added description
  • July 31, 2010: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • July 13, 2010: New photos from Bill Eichelberger

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