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The Secrets of Old Richardsville Road Bridge

Built in 1889 by the King Iron Company of Cleveland, Ohio, this bridge, running across the Barren River, on the outskirts of Bowling Green, KY is one of the last bridges of its kind. For those of you who might know a thing or two about architecture, this is a span bowstring, arch-truss bridge that spans 138.1 ft. The bridge was inducted into the National Register of Historic Places in November of 1980. Thanks to local entrepreneur David Garvin (recently deceased 1943-2014, may he rest is peace), the bridge was kept up with regular repairs, and is still in use daily by area natives.

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