Paducah Bridge (Interstate 24)

The Paducah Ohio River Bridge carries Interstate 24 over the Ohio River between Paducah, Kentucky and Metropolis, Illinois. Constructed in 1973, the four-lane, two-span tied arch bridge functionally replaced the narrow Brookport-Paducah Bridge as the through route between the two states.

The southern arch span measures 730 feet in length, while the northern arch span measures 630 feet in length. The bridge also features 17 continuous stringer approach spans.

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  • Statistics
  • Type: Two-span tied arch
  • Largest span length: 730 feet
  • Total length: 5,623.5 feet
  • Width: 60 feet
  • Vertical clearance above deck: 17 feet

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