This landmark work of a famous engineering firm consists of two identical cantilever truss bridge units. As such, the bridge contains a special double anchor pier, and at this point for visual continuity, the end posts are vertical rather then inclined, giving the truss a continuous appearance at this point. Observant visitors will note the distinctive endposts and extremely large expansion joint in the deck however. This bridge (as of 2017) also stood out as a surviving example of a pre-1930 highway truss bridge over the Ohio River. It also stood out for its impressive lack of alteration. Most surprising is that no modern guardrails had been added to separate vehicles from the trusses. While this may understandably change in the future, the photos of this bridge here are a rare look at what this vintage of a major crossing would have looked like when originally constructed. That said, some alterations have been made on the approaches, with more planned in the future.
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