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Big Mac Bridge



Photo taken by Jonathan Maxwell

BH Photo #108247


Street Views 


Pair of tied-arch bridges over the Ohio River on I-471 in Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, and Campbell County, Kentucky
Open to eight total lanes of traffic
Constructed started 1971; opened to limited traffic 1977; dedicated 1981; entire I-471 project completed 1985
- Hazelet + Erdal of Chicago, Illinois (Designer)
Steel through arch
Length of largest span: 757.6 ft.
Total length: 2,099.5 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Deck width: 50.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.0 ft.
Also called
Daniel Carter Beard Bridge (official name)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.10079, -84.49520   (decimal degrees)
39°06'03" N, 84°29'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/716601/4330949 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Inventory numbers
ODOT 3117685 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
KY 019B00039R (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 27598 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2008)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 67.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)

Update Log 

  • June 19, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • July 28, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Merged NBI Data
  • June 21, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • April 15, 2010: New photos from J.P.
  • April 11, 2010: New photos from James McCray
  • March 13, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added Google Street View.
  • February 17, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added GPS coordinates.
  • October 26, 2005: Posted photos from Jonathan Maxwell



Big Mac Bridge
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