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Owensboro Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: May 27, 2019

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Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
IN-161 (Old US-231) Over Ohio River, 2nd Street, and CR-710 South
Location
Owensboro: Daviess County, Kentucky and Spencer County, Indiana: United States
Structure Type
Metal Cantilever 17 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal 10 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Deck Truss, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1940 By Builder/Contractor: Hunter Steel Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Engineer/Design: Modjeski and Masters
Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
750.8 Feet (228.8 Meters)
Structure Length
4,623.0 Feet (1409.1 Meters)
Roadway Width
22 Feet (6.71 Meters)
Spans
4 Main Span(s) and 33 Approach Span(s)
Inventory Number
030B00118N

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This increasingly rare cantilever truss bridge is noted for its beauty, span configuration, and lack of alteration.

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Above: Original drawings of bridge.

Above: Original drawing for the toll plaza that was originally at the Indiana end of the bridge.

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