Taylor-Southgate Bridge, US route 27
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member machard
N 39° 05.690 W 084° 30.017
16S E 716179 N 4330275
Quick Description: The Taylor–Southgate Bridge is a continuous truss bridge that was built in 1995.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 5/25/2018 6:30:19 AM
Waymark Code: WMYBDF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 13

Long Description:
This bridge has a main span of 850 feet (260 m), and a total span of 1,850 feet (560 m). The bridge carries U.S. Route 27 across the Ohio River, connecting Newport, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio.

The bridge is named for the families of James Taylor, Jr. and Richard Southgate, two important early settlers of Newport. Richard was the father of William Wright Southgate, a pre Civil War Congressman from northern Kentucky.

The bridge replaced the Cincinnati-Newport Bridge, a truss bridge built in 1890. Commonly known as Central Bridge, it was demolished in 1992.
Parking Coordinates:: N 39° 05.620 W 084° 29.947

Date Built: 12/31/1995

Length of Span:
Main span of 850 feet (260 m), and total span of 1,850 feet (560 m).


www:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taylor%E2%80%93Southgate_Bridge


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