Bridges to the Past

Dover Covered Bridge

On Lees Creek Road, near Dover, Mason County. 1835. Restored 2001.

Colville Covered Bridge

  • The bridge was restored in 2001.
  • Dover Bridge carries KY 3113 across Lees Creek at Dover in northwestern Mason county. Built in 1835, it is one of the oldest remaining covered bridges in Kentucky. It is 61 feet long with a double set of queenpost trusses on each side.
  • On Lees Creek Road (SSR 3313) over Lees Creek, approximately 0.1 miles south of SR 8. (Lees Creek Road is approximately 0.5 miles east of SSR 1235 (Old Dover Road).
  • Location: N38° 45.033' W83° 52.724'
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Bridges to the Past Two-Day Tour:

Kentucky's 12 remaining covered bridges can be visited in a pleasant two-day tour and our suggested tour begins on day one in either Georgetown, Kentucky (along Interstate 75 north of Lexington) or Cincinnati, Ohio, continuing on day two at Interstate 64 exit # 172 near Grayson.

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