Henderson Bridge

Henderson Bridge

The Henderson Bridge carries CSX across the Ohio River between Henderson, Kentucky and Vanderburgh County, Indiana. It was originally built for the Louisville & Nashville Railroad (L


The first L&N bridge across the Ohio River at Henderson opened in 1885, which was at the time the longest channel span of that type in the world. 1 A replacement five-span polygonal Warren through truss was constructed by the American Bridge Company for the Louisville & Nashville Railroad (L&N) at the cost of $4 million. It opened on December 31, 1932.


Information

  • State: Indiana, Kentucky
  • Route: CSX Transportation
  • Type: Warren Through Truss
  • Status: Active - Railroad
  • Total Length: 12,123 feet

Sources

  1. Boyett, Frank. “Bridge Building Boom Brings Three New Steel Ones Here in Year’s Time.” Gleaner [Henderson], 30 Mar. 1996.

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