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12th Street Bridge (Boyd County, Kentucky)
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1986
Cantilevered Warren through truss bridge (riveted) over Ohio River on U.S. 23 Spur (12th Street) in Ashland
Open to traffic, two lanes, one way southbound

13th Street Bridge (Boyd County, Kentucky)
Built 1985
Continuous Warren through truss bridge over Ohio River on U.S. 23 Spur (13th Street) in Ashland
Open to traffic, two lanes, one way northbound

Aetnaville Bridge (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Built 1891; closed to traffic December 1988
Through truss bridge over Ohio River Back Channel on Georgia Street in Wheeling
Open to pedestrians

Ambridge-Woodlawn Bridge (Beaver County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1927 by the American Bridge Co.
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Ohio River on 11th Street in Ambridge
Open to traffic

Anderson Ferry (Boone County, Kentucky)
The Anderson Ferry has been in continuous operation since 1817 and has three ferries, Boone 7, Little Boone and Deborah A.
Ferry across Ohio River connecting Constance, KY and the west side of Cincinnati, OH.
Open to traffic

Augusta Ferry (Bracken County, Kentucky)
Ferry crossing over the Ohio River at Augusta
Toll ferry currently in operation

Bellaire Toll Bridge (Belmont County, Ohio)
Operated as a privately owned toll bridge unitl 1991 when Ohio DOT cut off the west approach to build a new OH 7. Now owned by KDC investments which is in litigation with three companys who claim they paid for the exclusive scrap rights.
Cantilevered through truss bridge over Ohio River at Bellaire
Closed to all traffic

Big Four Bridge (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Originally built 1895 by the Louisville & Jefferson Bridge Co. Bought by Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago Railroad after construction. Rebuilt 1929 using existing stone piers. Approches scrapped 1974.
Rail to Trail six-span through truss railroad bridge over the Ohio River at Louisville
Open to pedestrians only

Big Mac Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Constructed started 1971; opened to limited traffic 1977; dedicated 1981; entire I-471 project completed 1985
Pair of tied-arch bridges over the Ohio River on I-471 in Cincinnati
Open to eight total lanes of traffic

Blennerhassett Island Bridge (Washington County, Ohio)
Opened June 13, 2008
Network arch bridge over Ohio River at Blennerhassett Island on US 50
Open to traffic

Bob Cummings Bridge (Perry County, Indiana)
Opened December 21, 1966
Steel through arch bridge over the Ohio River on IN 237 and KY 69 in Cannelton
Open to two-lane traffic

Brandenburg Bridge (Meade County, Kentucky)
Built 1967; rehabilitated 1997
Through truss bridge over the Ohio River on KY 79/IN 135
Open to traffic

Brent Spence Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1963
Double-decker cantilevered through truss bridge over the Ohio River on I-71/I-75 at Cincinnati
Open to traffic

Brookport Bridge (Massac County, Illinois)
Built 1929
Ten-span through truss bridge on US 45 over the Ohio River at Brookport
Open to two-lane traffic

Browns Island Back Channel Bridge (Hancock County, West Virginia)
Bridge is owned by Weirton Steel Company.
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Ohio River on Weirton Steel Company Road
Open

C&O Railroad Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1929
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Ohio River at Cincinnati
Open to railroad traffic

Cairo Ohio River Bridge (Alexander County, Illinois)
Built 1937; rehabilitated 1979
Cantilevered through truss over the Ohio River on US 51/60 between Cairo, Illinois and Wickliffe, Kentucky
Open to two-lane traffic

Carroll C. Cropper Bridge (Dearborn County, Indiana)
Built 1977
Steel through arch bridge over Ohio River on I-275
Open to traffic

Cave-in-Rock Ferry (Hardin County, Illinois)
Free ferry over the Ohio River on IL 1/KY 91 at Cave-in-Rock in Cave-In-Rock
Open to traffic

Central Bridge (Campbell County, Kentucky)
Built 1891 by the King Bridge Co.; demolished using explosives in 1992
Lost through truss bridge over Ohio River on US 27
No longer exists

Chester Bridge (Hancock County, West Virginia)
Built 1897
Lost Suspension bridge over Ohio River on Lincoln Highway/US 30
Lost 1969

Clay Wade Bailey Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1974
Through truss bridge over Ohio River on US 25/US 42/US 127 in Cincinnati
Open to traffic

CN Cairo Bridge (Alexander County, Illinois)
Built 1949-52, replacing the original bridge
Through truss bridge over the Ohio River carrying the Canadian National Railway (former Illinois Central Railroad) in Cairo
Open to railroad traffic

CSX - Beaver Bridge (Beaver County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1910, replaced an earlier bridge built in 1890
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Ohio River
Open to railroad traffic

CSX - Ohio River Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1894
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Ohio River on Railroad (CSX)


CSX - Ohio River Bridge (Parkersburg) (Wood County, West Virginia)
Crosses Ohio River between Parkersburg, WV, and Belpre, OH. Constructed between 1868-1870 by B&O railroad. Longest in world upon completion at 7140 feet.
Through truss bridge over Ohio River on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Sciotoville Bridge (Scioto County, Ohio)
Built 1914-17 under the direction of Gustav Lindenthal, opened to railroad traffic July 31, 1917
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Ohio River at Sciotoville
Open to traffic

East Huntington Bridge (Cabell County, West Virginia)
Built 1985
Cable-stayed bridge over the Ohio River on WV 106 in Huntington
Open to traffic

First Cairo Railroad Bridge (Alexander County, Illinois)
Built 1889 under engineer George S. Morison; replaced 1949-52
Lost through and deck truss bridge over the Ohio River carrying the Illinois Central Railroad in Cairo
Replaced by the current bridge, reusing many of the piers in the process

First Cincinnati Southern Railroad Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1869-1877; superstructure replaced by current bridge in 1922
Lost through truss swing bridge over Ohio River on the Cincinnati Southern Railroad at Cincinnati
Superstructure replaced

First Henderson Bridge (Henderson County, Kentucky)
Built 1885; replaced by the current railroad bridge just to the south
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Ohio River on Louisville & Nashville Railroad
Replaced by new bridge

Fort Steuben Bridge (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Built 1928 by the Dravo Contracting Co.; rehabilitated 1972; closed 2008. Imploded Feb. 21, 2012.
Lost suspension bridge over the Ohio River on OH 822 between Steubenville and Weirton
Demolished

George Rogers Clark Memorial Bridge (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1929 by the American Bridge Co.; tolls removed 1946; rehabilitated 1958
Cantilevered through truss bridge over Ohio River on US 31 between Louisville and Jeffersonville
Open to traffic

Glover Cary Bridge (Daviess County, Kentucky)
Opened Sept. 1940
Through truss bridge over Ohio River on IN 161 (formerly US 231) at downtown Owensboro
Open to two-lane traffic

Greenup Dam Ohio River Bridge (Greenup County, Kentucky)
Built 1986
Bridge over Ohio River on Ohio State Highway 253 - Kentucky State Highway 10
Open to traffic

Henderson Bridge (Henderson County, Kentucky)
Built 1932 by the American Bridge Co. , replacing an earlier 1885 bridge
Through truss bridge over the Ohio River on CSX Railroad in Henderson
Open to traffic

I-65 North Bridge (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 2016
Cable-stayed bridge over Ohio River on I-65 North
Under construction

I265 East End Bridge (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 2016
Cable-stayed bridge over Ohio river on I-265
Under construction

Ironton-Russell Bridge (Lawrence County, Ohio)
Built 1922, owned by the Kentucky State Highway Department
Cantilevered Warren through truss bridge over the Ohio River between Ironton, Ohio and Russell, Kentucky
Open to traffic

Jennings Randolph Memorial Bridge (Hancock County, West Virginia)
Built 1977
Through truss bridge over the Ohio River on US 30
Open to traffic

John F. Kennedy Memorial Bridge (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1963 by the Allied Structural Steel Company
Cantilevered through truss bridge over Ohio River on I-65 in Louisville
Open to traffic

K&IT - Ohio River Bridge (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
First bridge built 1886; reconstructed 1912; road deck partially collapsed and closed to northbound traffic. Company employees can use southbound lane.
Through truss railroad bridge over Ohio River between Louisville and New Albany
Open to railroad traffic

LIRC - Falls of the Ohio Bridge (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built in 1867-70 for the Louisville & Nashville and the Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad; reconstructed in 1919
Through truss railroad bridge over the Ohio River at Louisville
Open to railroad traffic

Madison-Milton Bridge (Jefferson County, Indiana)
Built 1928-29; rehabilitated 1997, imploded August 2013
Cantilevered through truss bridge over Ohio River on US 421 between Madison, IN, and Milton, KY
All main spans demolished.

Market Street Bridge (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Built 1905 by the Ohio Steel Erection Company; rehabilitated 1981 and 2011
Suspension bridge over the Ohio River on WV 2 Spur (Market Street) in Steubenville
Open to traffic

Markland Dam Bridge (Gallatin County, Kentucky)
Built 1978
Girder bridge over Ohio River on Ky-1188
Open to traffic

McKees Rocks Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1987
Steel through arch bridge over Ohio River on Chartiers Avenue in Pittsburgh
Open to traffic

Memorial Toll Bridge (Wood County, West Virginia)
Built 1955
Cantilevered Warren through truss and Cantilevered Warren through truss trusses bridge over Ohio River in Parkersburg
Open to traffic

Metropolis Bridge (Massac County, Illinois)
Built 1917 by the American Bridge Co. under the direction of engineers C. H. Cartlidge and Ralph Modjeski
Six-span through truss bridge over the Ohio River on the Canadian National Railway at Metropolis
Open to railroad traffic

Monaca-East Rochester Bridge (Beaver County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1959; rehabilitated 1993
Through truss bridge over the Ohio River on Pennsylvania Avenue in Monaca
Open to traffic

Moundsville Bridge (Marshall County, West Virginia)
Built 1986
Steel through arch bridge over Ohio River on WV 2 Spur/OH 872
Open to traffic

Neville Island Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1976; rehabilitated 2008
Steel through arch bridge over Ohio River on I-79
Open to traffic

New Madison-Milton Bridge (Trimble County, Kentucky)
Opened to traffic on April 17, 2014 after being slid onto its permanent piers a week prior.
Warren through truss bridge - modern
Open to traffic

New Sewickley Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1981, replacing a 1911 bridge
Modern continuous through truss bridge over Ohio River on River Street
Open to traffic

New Steubenville Bridge (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Built 1990
Cable-stayed bridge over the Ohio River on US 22 between Steubenville and Weirton in Steubenville
Open to traffic

New U.S. Grant Bridge (Scioto County, Ohio)
Cable stayed suspension bridge replaced earlier true wire suspension bridge at same location. Construction started 25 June 2001 and finished 16 October 2006 at a cost of $28,434,495.93
Cable-stayed suspension bridge the Ohio River on US 23 in Portsmouth
Open to traffic

New Williamstown Bridge (Wood County, West Virginia)
Built 1992
Through truss bridge over Ohio River on WV 31/OH 60 at Williamstown, West Virginia
Open to traffic

Newell Toll Bridge (Hancock County, West Virginia)
Built 1905; rehabilitated 1954
Private suspension bridge over the Ohio River on Golding Street Extension between Newell and East Liverpool
Open to toll traffic

Norfolk-Southern Ohio River Bridge (Wayne County, West Virginia)
Built 1904, rebuilt 1912-13
Pennsylvania - Baltimore through truss bridges over the Ohio River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Ohio Connecting Railroad Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1915 replacing a single-track wide span built in 1890
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Ohio River and Brunot's Island on Norfolk and Southern RR
Open to traffic

NS - Ohio River Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1922 using the existing piers from a 1877 bridge
Through truss bridge over Ohio River on Norfolk Southern Railroad in Cincinnati
Open to traffic

NS - Ohio River Bridge (Point Pleasant) (Mason County, West Virginia)
Original bridge built 1885; replaced with newer structure 1919
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Ohio River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Ohio River Bridge (Steubenville, North) (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Built in 1936 replacing an 1865 bridge
Through truss bridge over Ohio River on Norfolk Southern Railway in Steubenville
Open to traffic

NS - Ohio River Bridge (Steubenville, South) (Brooke County, West Virginia)
Through truss bridge over Ohio River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Ohio River Back Channel Bridge (Pleasants County, West Virginia)
Built 1928
Through truss bridge over Ohio River Back Channel on CR 2/10 in St. Marys
Open to traffic

Ohio River Bridge (Wetzel County, West Virginia)
Built 1959; rehabilitated 1998
Through truss bridge over Ohio River on WV 7 in New Martinsville
Open to traffic

Ohio River I-275 Bridge (Campbell County, Kentucky)
Built 1979
Pair of through truss bridges over the Ohio River on I-275
Open to traffic

Ohio River I-77 Bridge (Washington County, Ohio)
Built 1965
Through truss bridge over the Ohio River on I-77 near Marietta
Open to traffic

Ohio River US 27 Bridge No. 2 (Campbell County, Kentucky)
Built 1995
Truss bridge over Ohio River on US 27 in Newport
Open to traffic

Old U. S. Grant Bridge (Scioto County, Ohio)
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1979; replaced 2006
Lost suspension bridge over the Ohio River on US 23 in Portsmouth
Replaced by new bridge

Paducah Bridge (McCracken County, Kentucky)
Built 1973
Two-span tied-arch bridge on Interstate 24 over the Ohio River between Paducah, KY, and Metropolis, IL
Open to four lanes of traffic

Parkersburg Suspension Bridge (Wood County, West Virginia)
Built 1916; Demolished 1980; Replaced by the Parkersburg-Belpre Bridge
Lost suspension bridge over Ohio River
No longer exists

Parkersburg-Belpre Bridge (Wood County, West Virginia)
Built 1978
Cantilever through truss bridge over Ohio River on OH 32/WV 618 (formerly US 50)
Open to traffic

Pike Island Lock and Dam (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Built between 1959 and 1965 to replace Locks & Dams 10 and 11
Bridge over Ohio River
Open to traffic

Pomeroy-Mason Bridge (Meigs County, Ohio)
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1976. Imploded April 21, 2009
Lost Cantilevered through truss bridge over Ohio River on OH 833 (formerly US 33) between Pomeroy, OH, and Mason, WV
Imploded April 21, 2009

Purple People Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
First built 1872 as a Whipple through truss bridge; reconstructed 1897; railroad service discontinued 1987; closed to road traffic 2001; rehabilitated and reopened to pedestrians 2003
Five-span through truss bridge over the Ohio River formerly carrying the Louisville & Nashville Railroad) and US 27 between Cincinnati and Newport
Open to pedestrian traffic only

Ravenswood Bridge (Jackson County, West Virginia)
Cantilevered through truss bridge over Ohio River on US 33 near Ravenswood
Open to traffic

Roebling Suspension Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1866 by John A. Roebling. Rehabilitated 1955.
Suspension bridge over the Ohio River between Cincinnati and Covington
Rehabilitation Completed

Shawneetown Bridge (Gallatin County, Illinois)
Built 1955
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Ohio River on IL 13/KY 56 at Old Shawneetown
Open to traffic

Sherman Minton Bridge (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1961; rehabilitated 1997 and 2011/12
Double Decker Two-span steel through arch bridge over Ohio River on I-64 between New Albany and Louisville in Louisville
Reopend on Feb 18th after being Closed by order of Gov. Mitch Daniels after inspections found crack in a load bearing portion of the structure.

Shippingport Bridge (Beaver County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1968
Through and deck truss bridge over the Ohio River on PA 168
Open to traffic

Silver Bridge (Gallia County, Ohio)
Built 1928, collasped on December 15, 1967, killing 46 people. Replaced by a new bridge in 1969.
Lost eyebar suspension bridge over the Ohio River on US 35 between Point Pleasant, WV, and Kanauga, OH
Collapsed and replaced by new bridge

Silver Memorial Bridge (Mason County, West Virginia)
Built 1969
Through truss bridge over Ohio River on US 35 in Point Pleasant
Open to traffic

Simon Kenton Memorial Bridge (Mason County, Kentucky)
Built 1931; Bypassed by the cable-stayed William H. Harsha Bridge in 2000, rehabed in 2003-2004
Suspension bridge over Ohio River on Business US 62/68 in Maysville
Open to traffic

Sistersville Ferry (Tyler County, West Virginia)
In continuous operation since 1815
Ferry crossing over the Ohio River between Sistersville, West Virginia, and Fly, Ohio
Toll ferry open to traffic

St. Marys Bridge (Pleasants County, West Virginia)
Cantilevered through truss bridge over Ohio River on WV 807 at St. Marys
Open to traffic

Taylor-Southgate Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built in 1995 to replace the old Central Bridge
Warren through truss bridge over Ohio River on US 27
Open to traffic

Twin Bridges (Henderson County, Kentucky)
Northbound bridge built 1932; southbound built 1965
Pair of cantilevered through truss bridges over the Ohio River on US 41. Rehabilitated 2008
Open to traffic

US 62/68 Ohio River Bridge (Mason County, Kentucky)
Built 2000
Cable-stayed bridge over Ohio River on US 62
Open to traffic

Vanport Bridge (Beaver County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1970; rehabilitated 1985
Through truss bridge over the Ohio River on the Beaver Valley Expressway
Open to traffic

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Built 1978
Steel through arch bridge over Ohio River on Interstate 470
Open to traffic

West End Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1991
Steel through arch bridge over Ohio River on US 19 in Pittsburgh
Open to traffic

West End Bridge (Cabell County, West Virginia)
Built 1968; rehabilitated 1998
Cantilevered Warren through truss bridge over Ohio River on US 52 in Huntington
Open to traffic

Wheeling Suspension Bridge (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Built 1849; collapsed May 17, 1854; temporary bridge reopened July 26, 1854; permanent bridge reopened July 1860; improvements made 1871-72, 1886, 1922, 1930, 1956 and other years
Suspension bridge over Ohio River on WV 251 in Wheeling
Open to traffic

William H. Natcher Bridge (Daviess County, Kentucky)
Opened October 21, 2002
Cable-stayed bridge over the Ohio River on US 231 northeast of Owensboro
Open to four-lane traffic

Williamstown-Marietta Bridge (Wood County, West Virginia)
Built 1903; Replaced 1992
Lost Through truss bridge over Ohio River on WV 31/OH 60
Replaced by new bridge

WLE - Bellaire Bridge (Marshall County, West Virginia)
Built 1871; Ohio River truss spans replaced 1905 by the American Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Ohio River on former Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Bellaire
Open to traffic

WLE - Ohio River Bridge (Brooke County, West Virginia)
Built 1904 to get the Wabash Railroad into Pittsburgh to compete with the Pennsylvania RR interests in that city
Through truss bridge over Ohio River and WV 2 on Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal, later Pittsburgh & West Virginia, later N&W, later NS, now Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Company
Open to traffic