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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