John F. Kennedy Memorial Bridge
Photo taken June 2005 by Desirae Krell
BH Photo #103321
Not to be confused with bridge in Longport, NJ
This bridge should not be confused with the John F. Kennedy Memorial Bridge in Longport, New Jeresy which is a concrete stringer bridge over the Risley Channel.
For the bridge in Longport, please see http://bridgehunter.com/nj/atlantic/bh80483/
- Cantilevered through truss bridge over Ohio River on I-65 in Louisville
- Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, and Clark County, Indiana
- Being reconfigured for one way traffic
- Future prospects
- Flooring support being refurbished and repaired, expected to add 30 years to the bridges life.
- Built 1963 by the Allied Structural Steel Company. Rebuilt 2016 to serve southbound only traffic
- - Allied Structural Steel Co. of Chicago, Illinois (Iron/Steel Manufacturer)
- Hazelet + Erdal of Chicago, Illinois (Design)
- Cantilevered Warren through truss
Length of largest span: 700.0 ft.
Total length: 2,497.3 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Deck width: 85.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 28.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +38.26444, -85.74333 (decimal degrees)
38°15'52" N, 85°44'36" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 16/609936/4235902 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
- Inventory numbers
- KY 056-B00214N (Kentucky bridge number)
BH 18828 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of September 2014)
- Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 66 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com
- October 23, 2019: New photos from Mike Daffron
- February 19, 2018: Essay added by Amanda
- March 12, 2016: Updated by Stephen Greer: Updated to reflect new bridge
- July 11, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
- July 10, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
- February 11, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added Designer.
- February 9, 2013: New photos from J.P.
- April 5, 2010: Updated by J.P.: add street view
- March 7, 2010: New photos from J.P.
- October 26, 2009: New photo from J.P.
- October 23, 2009: New photo from J.P.
- December 21, 2008: New photo from Nathan Morton
- May 28, 2008: New photos from Joe Virruso
- April 3, 2006: Posted photo from Desirae Krell
- Desirae Krell
- Joe Virruso - virrusofamily [at] att [dot] net
- Nathan Morton - morton890 [at] yahoo [dot] com
- J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
- Nathan Holth
- Andrew Raker
- Stephen Greer
- Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com