There are two significant bridges that span the majestic Ohio River connecting Portsmouth, Ohio, to Greenup County, Kentucky. The first one is the U.S. Grant Bridge, which is a cable-stayed suspension bridge. The second bridge is the Carl D. Perkins Memorial Bridge, which is a traditional cantilevered Warren through truss bridge.
Bathing a Bridge in LED Light
In a prior post about the Oakley Clark Collins Memorial Bridge, I lamented about the light pollution generated from the structure’s massive LED lights that point upward. Let’s revisit that.
Connecting Cairo, Illinois are two significant cantilever truss automobile bridges to Kentucky and Missouri and replaced the last of the ferries that operated at the convergence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. The first of the bridges to be completed was a crossing between Cairo and Missouri. Designed by Waddell & Hardesty and constructed by…
New Wheeling Suspension Bridge Photos
New photos of the historic Wheeling Suspension Bridge over the Ohio River in West Virginia have been added.
Brent Spence Bridge Closed Due to Fire
These are photos of the Brent Spence Bridge as it undergoes significant structural repairs because of a fire on November 11.