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Wednesday, 9 December 2015
New US68 Bridge Crossing Kentucky Lake
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Today we saw the new bridge that replaces the Eggers Ferry Bridge nearing completion. We have crossed the 70 year old bridge with its narrow lanes many times each year to get to the Katy Leigh. The basket handle span was built on barges, floated to the opening, and hosted onto the supports. In another three weeks or less they will pave one lane in each direction and open the bridge to traffic. Then they will start removing the old bridge section by section with explosions and hauling the wreckage out from under the water. We were suprised by the colosal height of the new bridge compared to the old.  It looks like sailboats will get another 5 feet or so of clearance. under the center span. I hope today was our last crossing of the old bridge.

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Posted on 12/09/2015 5:30 PM by Bob Duthie
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