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Portland-Shippingport Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James McCray

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BH Photo #194087

Map 

Street View 

Description 

The bridge is not a suspension bridge. The "suspension" parts of the bridge are only decorative fixtures. Do not let your eyes deceive you.

Facts 

Overview
Stringer bridge over Two 1200 Foot Locks on Service Road
Location
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2006
Builders
- DLZ of Louisville, Kentucky
- Traylor Brothers Inc. of Evansville, Indiana
Design
Stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 132.2 ft.
Total length: 1,757.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.27771, -85.79071   (decimal degrees)
38°16'40" N, 85°47'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/605772/4237319 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Albany
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
250
Inventory number
BH 48208 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2009)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 87 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 14, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • February 22, 2011: Added by James McCray

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Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke