Ohio River

A list of bridges over the Ohio River.


Aetnaville Bridge

The Aetnaville Bridge crosses the west channel of the Ohio River between the former village of Aetnaville in Bridgeport, Ohio and Wheeling Island in Wheeling, West Virginia.

Ambridge-Woodlawn Bridge

Ambridge-Aliquippa Bridge

The Ambridge-Aliquippa Bridge carries 11th Street over the Ohio River between Ambridge and Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. It was originally referred to as the Ambridge-Woodlawn Bridge.


Bellaire Interstate Toll Bridge

The Bellaire Interstate Toll Bridge crosses the Ohio River between Benwood, West Virginia and Bellaire, Ohio. It has been abandoned since 1991.


Big Four Bridge

Big Four Railroad

The Big Four Bridge carries a pedestrian and cycling path over the Ohio River between Louisville, Kentucky and Jeffersonville, Indiana. After years of being abandoned, the former railroad bridge was rehabilitated for non-vehicular use.

Blennerhassett Bridge

Blennerhassett Bridge

US 50

The Blennerhassett Bridge carries US 50 across the Ohio River between Belpre, Ohio to Parkersburg, West Virginia. It is distinctive for its tied-arch design and for its graceful crossing over Blennerhassett Island.


Brandenburg Bridge

KY 79

The Brandenburg Bridge, also known as the Matthew E. Welsh Bridge, carries KY 79 over the Ohio River between Brandenburg, Kentucky and Harrison County, Indiana.


Brent Spence Bridge

Interstates 71 and 75

The Brent Spence Bridge carries Interstates 71 and 75 over the Ohio River between Covington, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio.


Brookport-Paducah Bridge

US 45

The Brookport-Paducah Bridge carries US 45 over the Ohio River between Brookport, Illinois and McCracken County, Kentucky.


Carl D. Perkins Bridge

Truck US 23

The Carl D. Perkins Bridge carries OH 852 and Truck US 23 across the Ohio River between Greenup County, Kentucky and Scioto County, Ohio.


Cairo Bridge

Canadian National Railway, Formerly Illinois Central Railroad

Cairo, Illinois is served by the Illinois Central Railroad Bridge over the Ohio River, a major through line that is currently used by Canadian National Railway. It was the first railroad link completed between Chicago and New Orleans, and revolutionized rail travel along the Mississippi River.


Cairo Bridge

US 51, US 60, US 62

The Cairo Bridge carries US 51, US 60 and US 62 over the Ohio River between Cairo, Illinois and Wickliffe, Kentucky.


Central Bridge

US 27

The Central Bridge carries US 27 over the Ohio River between Newport, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio.

Ironton-Russell Bridge

Ironton-Russell Bridge

The Ironton-Russell Bridge crosses the Ohio River between Ironton, Ohio and Russell, Kentucky. The original circa 1922 cantilevered truss crossing has been replaced with a cable-stayed suspension bridge that opened on November 23, 2016. It features the longest main span for a bridge, at 900 feet, in the state of Ohio.