Friday, March 10, 2017

It's quiet now

For many years, when I would come to this spot at Russell, Ky., to look at the Ironton-Russell Bridge, there was this constant rumble of cars and trucks traveling over the steel grate used as a bridge deck. But since this past Thanksgiving week, the bridge has been silent.

Dismantling work has gone slowly for whatever reasons, giving the remaining steel a few more weeks above the river, as it has been since 1922.