Roebling Suspension Bridge

Roebling Suspension Bridge (HM1HY6)

Location: Covington, KY 41011 Kenton County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 5.452', W 84° 30.537'

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First bridge to span Ohio River,
connecting Kentucky and Ohio. John
Augustus Roebling engineer, Amos
Shinkle, president of Covington-
Cincinnati Bridge Co. The formal
opening of this bridge celebrated,
Jan. 1, 1867. A prototype for framed
Brooklyn Bridge, the Suspension
Bridge remained open during tragic
flood of 1937. Listed on National
Register of Historic Places, 1975.
1977 Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Transportation 1601
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HM NumberHM1HY6
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Marker Number1601
Year Placed1977
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Transportation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 at 9:02am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 715442 N 4329814
Decimal Degrees39.09086667, -84.50895000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 5.452', W 84° 30.537'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 5' 27.12" N, 84° 30' 32.22" W
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Area Code(s)859
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 176-216 Riverside Dr, Covington KY 41011, US
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