Combs-Hehl Bridge (Interstate 275)

The Combs-Hehl Bridge carries Interstate 275 over the Ohio River between northern Kentucky and southwest Ohio near Cincinnati. It is the eastern-most Ohio River crossing in the Cincinnati metropolitan area, and was opened on December 19, 1979 as the last segment of Interstate 275 to be completed in Kentucky and Ohio and cost $30.5 million.1 The bridge was named after the Combs-Hehl Bridge after former governor Bert Combs and Campbell County Judge-Executive Lambert Hehl.

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  • Designation: Interstate 275
  • Crosses: Ohio River
  • Bridge Type: Cantilever truss
  1. Reis, Jim. “I-75 changed face of northern Kentucky.” Kentucky Post 8 July 2002. 26 Nov. 2007: 4K.

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