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C&O Railroad Bridge

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Overview

Photo taken by Jonathan Maxwell

BH Photo #108263

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Ohio River at Cincinnati
Location
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, and Kenton County, Kentucky
Status
Open to railroad traffic
History
Built 1929
Builder
- J. E. Greiner Co. of Baltimore, Maryland & Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Chesapeake & Ohio Railway (C&O; CO)
- Chessie System
Design
Cantilevered through truss
Also called
CSX - Ohio River Bridge (Cincinnati)
C&O - Ohio River Bridge (Cincinnati)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.09151, -84.51964   (decimal degrees)
39°05'29" N, 84°31'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/714515/4329860 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Covington
Inventory number
BH 27603 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 15, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "CSX Railroad"
  • April 15, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
  • January 10, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added GPS coodinates
  • November 21, 2005: Posted photo from Jonathan Maxwell

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Comments 

C&O Railroad Bridge
Posted September 13, 2007, by Anonymous

The Clay Wade Baily(road) Bridge is parallel or attached to the east side of this railroad bridge. It is a regular cantaleiver like the Brent Spence and is three lanes controlled by lane signals. It was built ca1975 to replace an earlier bridge.