William H. Harsha Bridge

The William H. Harsha bridge is a cable-stayed bridge carrying U.S. Route 62 and U.S. Route 68 that connects Maysville, Kentucky, and Aberdeen, Ohio, over the Ohio River. It is named for William Harsha, who represented the Ohio portion of the area in the United States House of Representatives. Construction on the bridge started in 1997 and it opened in 2000. The bridge has a main span of 1050 feet (320 meters) and a total span of 2,100 feet (640 m).[1] The Simon Kenton Bridge, a suspension bridge built in 1932, is located nearby.

William H. Harsha Bridge
View facing southeast from Ohio shoreline
Coordinates 38°41′05″N 83°46′55″W
Carries2 lanes of US 62 / US 68
CrossesOhio River
LocaleMaysville, Kentucky, and Aberdeen, Ohio
Characteristics
Designcable-stayed bridge
Total length2,100 feet (640 m)
Longest span1050 feet (320 meters)
History
Construction start1997
Opened2000

See also

References

  1. "COWI - Powering your 360° solutions". COWI. Retrieved 20 March 2019.


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