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Latitude: N 37.839948 Longitude: W -87.424682
located in Henderson County, Kentucky 42458

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The original bridge was completed on December 18th, 1931.
May 29, 2003

A construction barge owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers struck the downstream side of the Green River bridge just before 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 29th.

The barge "was attempting to go under the Spottsville bridge and the two front cranes hit the bridge," said Deputy Sheriff Carroll Morrow, who was the first emergency responder on the scene. "When they hit the bridge it caused some major structural damage. The structural beam down underneath has two cracks in it. If you get loaded trucks coming across here it will probably make it worse. That beam has to be fixed or replaced before the bridge can be reopened." - Frank Boyett, Gleaner Staff


November 23rd, 1999

Officials of the Green River Area Development District (GRADD) told the Henderson County Fiscal Court that a new Spottsville bridge had been listed by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet as an "unscheduled but high priority project" with an estimated cost of $10.3 million.

Members of the Fiscal Court questioned whether the bridge would be adequate for another 12 years and encouraged the GRADD officials to move the plans forward.