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Oakley Clark Collins Memorial Bridge

Bathing a Bridge in LED Light

In a prior post about the Oakley Clark Collins Memorial Bridge, I lamented about the light pollution generated from the structure’s massive LED lights that point upward. Let’s revisit that.

New River Gorge Bridge

A Winter Escape to New River Gorge

After a warm and mostly snowless December, January has produced one snowstorm after another. Taking advantage of the last storm over the past few days, I camped out near Fayetteville, West Virginia, and captured the scenery around America’s newest National Nark: New River Gorge National Park and Preserve.

Cairo Bridge

Cairo’s Bridges

Connecting Cairo, Illinois are two significant cantilever truss automobile bridges to Kentucky and Missouri and replaced the last of the ferries that operated at the convergence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. The first of the bridges to be completed was a crossing between Cairo and Missouri. Designed by Waddell… Read More »Cairo’s Bridges

Paducah Bridge

The Crossings at Paducah

For decades, the only way to cross the Ohio River between Paducah, Kentucky, and Illinois was a narrow two-lane bridge. This was later supplemented with an interstate crossing that was plagued with problems.