List of crossings of the Ohio River

This is a complete list of current bridges and other crossings of the Ohio River from the mouth at the Mississippi River at Cairo, Illinois to the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Illinois–KentuckyEdit

Image Crossing Carries Location Opened Coordinates
  Cairo Ohio River Bridge     US 51 / US 60 / US 62 Cairo and Wickliffe 1937 36°59′39″N 89°08′45″W / 36.99417°N 89.14583°W / 36.99417; -89.14583
  Cairo Rail Bridge Canadian National Railway Cairo and Wickliffe 1889,

1952

37°01′23″N 89°10′32″W / 37.02306°N 89.17556°W / 37.02306; -89.17556
Lock and Dam No. 53 Chestnut Hills Nature Preserve and Monkey's Eyebrow
  Metropolis Bridge Canadian National Railway Metropolis and West Paducah 1917 37°08′42″N 88°44′31″W / 37.14500°N 88.74194°W / 37.14500; -88.74194
  Interstate 24 Bridge   I-24 Metropolis and Paducah 1973 37°08′00″N 88°41′13″W / 37.13333°N 88.68694°W / 37.13333; -88.68694
Lock and Dam No. 52 Brookport and Paducah
  Brookport Bridge   US 45 Brookport and Paducah 1929 37°06′50″N 88°37′45″W / 37.11389°N 88.62917°W / 37.11389; -88.62917
Smithland Locks and Dam Hamletsburg and Smithland 37°10′03″N 88°25′32″W / 37.167394°N 88.425519°W / 37.167394; -88.425519 (Smithland Locks and Dam)
Lock and Dam No. 51 Golconda and Joy
Elizabethtown Ferry KY 297 Elizabethtown and Tolu
Cave-in-Rock Ferry    KY 91/IL 1 Cave-in-Rock and Ferry Shore
Lock and Dam No. 50 Cave-in-Rock and Ferry Shore
  Shawneetown Bridge    KY 56/IL 13 Old Shawneetown and Spring Grove 1955 37°41′28″N 88°07′53″W / 37.69111°N 88.13139°W / 37.69111; -88.13139 (Shawneetown Bridge)

Indiana–KentuckyEdit

Image Crossing Carries Location Opened Coordinates
  John T. Myers Locks and Dam Point Township and Uniontown 1977 37°47′34″N 87°59′30″W / 37.79276°N 87.99158°W / 37.79276; -87.99158 (Uniontown Locks and Dam)
Uniontown Ferry Point Township and Uniontown
  Henderson Bridge (Ohio River) CSX Transportation Union Township and Henderson 1932 37°50′45″N 87°35′47″W / 37.84583°N 87.59639°W / 37.84583; -87.59639
  Bi-State Vietnam Gold Star Bridges   US 41 Evansville and Henderson

(crosses the river entirely within the state of Kentucky at this point)

1932, 1965 37°54′19″N 87°33′02″W / 37.90528°N 87.55056°W / 37.90528; -87.55056
Proposed Interstate 69 Bridge   I-69 Evansville and Henderson N/A 37°54′19″N 87°30′00″W / 37.90528°N 87.50000°W / 37.90528; -87.50000
  Newburgh Lock and Dam Newburgh and Green River State Wildlife Area 1975 37°55′46″N 87°22′24″W / 37.9294°N 87.3734°W / 37.9294; -87.3734 (Newburgh Lock and Dam)
  Owensboro Bridge    KY 2155/IN 161 Ohio Township and Owensboro 1940 37°46′45″N 87°06′33″W / 37.77917°N 87.10917°W / 37.77917; -87.10917
  William H. Natcher Bridge   US 231 Ohio Township and Maceo 2002 37°54′03″N 87°02′01″W / 37.90083°N 87.03361°W / 37.90083; -87.03361
  Lincoln Trail Bridge    KY 69/IN 237 Cannelton and Hawesville 1966 37°54′12″N 86°44′39″W / 37.90333°N 86.74417°W / 37.90333; -86.74417
  Cannelton Locks and Dam Ohio River Troy Township and Skillman 1966
  Matthew E. Welsh Bridge    KY 79/IN 135 Mauckport and Brandenburg 1966 38°01′02″N 86°11′49″W / 38.01722°N 86.19694°W / 38.01722; -86.19694
  Sherman Minton Bridge    I-64 / US 150 New Albany and Louisville 1962 38°16′44″N 85°49′21″W / 38.27889°N 85.82250°W / 38.27889; -85.82250
  Kentucky & Indiana Terminal Bridge Norfolk Southern Railway New Albany and Louisville 1912 38°16′57″N 85°48′05″W / 38.28250°N 85.80139°W / 38.28250; -85.80139
  McAlpine Locks and Dam (Only to Shippingport Island, not all the way across river) New Albany and Louisville

(Falls of the Ohio)

1830 38°16′41″N 85°47′25″W / 38.278087°N 85.790408°W / 38.278087; -85.790408 (McAlpine Locks and Dam)
  14th Street Bridge (Ohio River) Louisville and Indiana Railroad Clarksville and Louisville 1868, 1919 38°16′05″N 85°45′59″W / 38.26806°N 85.76639°W / 38.26806; -85.76639
  George Rogers Clark Memorial Bridge   US 31 (Pedestrian and automobile traffic) Jeffersonville and Louisville 1929 38°15′49″N 85°45′06″W / 38.26361°N 85.75167°W / 38.26361; -85.75167
Spirit of Jefferson Ferry Temporary ferry service due to closure of Sherman Minton Bridge; no longer used after the bridge reopened in February 2012. Jeffersonville and Louisville
  John F. Kennedy Memorial Bridge   I-65 (southbound traffic) Jeffersonville and Louisville 1963 38°15′52″N 85°44′37″W / 38.26444°N 85.74361°W / 38.26444; -85.74361
  Abraham Lincoln Bridge   I-65 (northbound traffic) Jeffersonville and Louisville 2015 38°15′52″N 85°44′36″W / 38.26444°N 85.74333°W / 38.26444; -85.74333
  Big Four Bridge Pedestrian (Former Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway line) Jeffersonville and Louisville 1895, 1929 38°15′58″N 85°44′22″W / 38.26611°N 85.73944°W / 38.26611; -85.73944
Lewis and Clark Bridge    SR 265 / KY 841 Utica Township and Louisville 2016 38°20′36″N 85°38′34″W / 38.34333°N 85.64278°W / 38.34333; -85.64278
Milton–Madison Bridge   US 421 Madison and Milton 1929, 2014 38°43′47″N 85°22′12″W / 38.72972°N 85.37000°W / 38.72972; -85.37000
  Markland Dam Bridge    SR 101 / KY 1039 York Township and Warsaw 1964 38°46′36″N 84°57′52″W / 38.77667°N 84.96444°W / 38.77667; -84.96444
Rising Sun Ferry Rising Sun and Rabbit Hash 2018 38°57′29″N 84°50′14″W / 38.95806°N 84.83722°W / 38.95806; -84.83722
Aurora–Petersburg Ferry - closed in 1978 Aurora and Petersburg
  Carroll Lee Cropper Bridge   I-275 Lawrenceburg Township and West Petersburg 1977 39°06′12″N 84°49′31″W / 39.10333°N 84.82528°W / 39.10333; -84.82528

Ohio–KentuckyEdit

Image Crossing Carries Location Opened Coordinates
Anderson Ferry Delhi Township and Constance 39°04′26″N 84°37′30″W / 39.07389°N 84.62500°W / 39.07389; -84.62500
  Cincinnati Southern Bridge Norfolk Southern Railway Cincinnati and Ludlow 1877 39°05′54″N 84°32′31″W / 39.09833°N 84.54194°W / 39.09833; -84.54194
  Brent Spence Bridge    I-71 / I-75 Cincinnati and Covington 1963 39°05′29″N 84°31′21″W / 39.09139°N 84.52250°W / 39.09139; -84.52250
  C&O Railroad Bridge CSX Transportation Cincinnati Terminal Cincinnati and Covington 1929 39°05′29″N 84°31′10″W / 39.09139°N 84.51944°W / 39.09139; -84.51944
Clay Wade Bailey Bridge     US 25 / US 42 / US 127 Cincinnati and Covington 1899, 1974 39°05′28″N 84°31′09″W / 39.09111°N 84.51917°W / 39.09111; -84.51917
  John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge   KY 17 Cincinnati and Covington 1867 39°05′34″N 84°30′36″W / 39.09278°N 84.51000°W / 39.09278; -84.51000
  Taylor–Southgate Bridge   US 27 Cincinnati and Newport 1995 39°05′46″N 84°30′05″W / 39.09611°N 84.50139°W / 39.09611; -84.50139
  Newport Southbank Bridge (Purple People Bridge) Pedestrian Cincinnati and Newport 1872 39°05′53″N 84°29′52″W / 39.09806°N 84.49778°W / 39.09806; -84.49778
  Daniel Carter Beard Bridge   I-471 Cincinnati and Newport 1976 39°06′01″N 84°29′41″W / 39.10028°N 84.49472°W / 39.10028; -84.49472
  Combs–Hehl Bridge   I-275 Cincinnati and Highland Heights 1979 39°03′24″N 84°25′53″W / 39.05667°N 84.43139°W / 39.05667; -84.43139
Captain Anthony Meldahl Locks and Dam Washington Township and Willow Grove 38°47′35″N 84°10′18″W / 38.79306°N 84.17167°W / 38.79306; -84.17167
Augusta Ferry Lewis Township and Augusta 38°46′50″N 84°0′39″W / 38.78056°N 84.01083°W / 38.78056; -84.01083
  William H. Harsha Bridge    US 62 / US 68 Aberdeen and Maysville 2000 38°41′04″N 83°46′56″W / 38.68444°N 83.78222°W / 38.68444; -83.78222
  Simon Kenton Memorial Bridge   
   US 62 Bus. / US 68 Bus.
Aberdeen and Maysville 1931 38°39′00″N 83°45′35″W / 38.65000°N 83.75972°W / 38.65000; -83.75972
  Carl Perkins Bridge    
    US 23 Truck / KY 8S / SR 852
Portsmouth and South Portsmouth 1988 38°43′38″N 83°01′03″W / 38.72722°N 83.01750°W / 38.72722; -83.01750
  U.S. Grant Bridge   US 23 Portsmouth and South Shore 2006 38°43′39″N 82°59′49″W / 38.72750°N 82.99694°W / 38.72750; -82.99694
  Sciotoville Bridge CSX Transportation Sciotoville and Siloam (junction in) South Shore 1916 38°45′09″N 82°53′07″W / 38.75250°N 82.88528°W / 38.75250; -82.88528
  Jesse Stuart Memorial Bridge over the Greenup Locks and Dam   OH 253 Green Township, and Lloyd 1984 38°38′48″N 82°51′30″W / 38.64667°N 82.85833°W / 38.64667; -82.85833
  Oakley C. Collins Memorial Bridge (New Ironton-Russell Bridge) Ironton and Russell 2016 38°31′32″N 82°41′07″W / 38.52556°N 82.68528°W / 38.52556; -82.68528
  Ben Williamson Memorial Bridge   US 60 South Coal Grove and Ashland 1932 38°29′05″N 82°38′26″W / 38.48472°N 82.64056°W / 38.48472; -82.64056
  Simeon Willis Memorial Bridge   US 60 North Coal Grove and Ashland 1985 38°29′02″N 82°38′25″W / 38.48389°N 82.64028°W / 38.48389; -82.64028

Ohio–West VirginiaEdit

Image Crossing Carries Location Opened Coordinates
  Norfolk Southern Bridge Norfolk Southern Railway South Point and Kenova 1913 38°24′19″N 82°34′24″W / 38.40528°N 82.57333°W / 38.40528; -82.57333
West Huntington Bridge   US 52 Union Township and Huntington 1970 38°24′47″N 82°29′11″W / 38.41306°N 82.48639°W / 38.41306; -82.48639
  Robert C. Byrd Bridge    OH 527/WV 527 Chesapeake and Huntington 1994 38°25′28″N 82°27′05″W / 38.42444°N 82.45139°W / 38.42444; -82.45139
  Frank Gatski Memorial Bridge    WV 106/OH 775 Proctorville and Huntington 1985 38°26′01″N 82°23′23″W / 38.43361°N 82.38972°W / 38.43361; -82.38972
Robert C. Byrd Lock and Dam Clay Township and Gallipolis Ferry 38°40′54″N 82°11′04″W / 38.68167°N 82.18444°W / 38.68167; -82.18444
  Silver Memorial Bridge   US 35 Addison Township and Henderson 1969 38°50′04″N 82°08′51″W / 38.83444°N 82.14750°W / 38.83444; -82.14750
Point Pleasant Rail Bridge Norfolk Southern Railway Addison Township and Point Pleasant 38°50′46″N 82°08′29″W / 38.84611°N 82.14139°W / 38.84611; -82.14139
  Pomeroy–Mason Bridge   
   WV 62 Spur/OH 833
Middleport and Mason 2008 39°00′48″N 82°02′29″W / 39.01333°N 82.04139°W / 39.01333; -82.04139 (Pomeroy-Mason Bridge)
  Racine Locks and Dam Letart Township and Letart
  Ravenswood Bridge   US 33 Lebanon Township and Ravenswood 1981
  Belleville Locks and Dam Olive Township and Belleville
  Blennerhassett Island Bridge   US 50 Belpre and Lubeck 2008 39°16′36″N 81°38′49″W / 39.27667°N 81.64694°W / 39.27667; -81.64694
  Parkersburg–Belpre Bridge    OH 32/WV 618 Belpre and Parkersburg 1980
Parkersburg CSX Bridge CSX Transportation Marietta Subdivision Belpre and Parkersburg 1871, 1905
Memorial Bridge Belpre and Parkersburg 1954 39°17′00″N 81°33′47″W / 39.28333°N 81.56306°W / 39.28333; -81.56306
  Williamstown Bridge    OH 60 / WV 31 Marietta and Williamstown 1992 39°24′30″N 81°26′52″W / 39.40833°N 81.44778°W / 39.40833; -81.44778
Marietta–Williamstown Interstate Bridge   I-77 Marietta and Williamstown 1967 39°24′11″N 81°25′52″W / 39.40306°N 81.43111°W / 39.40306; -81.43111
Willow Island Locks and Dam Newport Township and Eureka Island
  Hi Carpenter Memorial Bridge    OH 807 / WV 807 Newport Township and St. Marys 1973 39°23′16″N 81°12′51″W / 39.38778°N 81.21417°W / 39.38778; -81.21417
Sistersville Ferry Jackson Township and Sistersville
  New Martinsville Bridge    WV 7 / OH 536 Ohio Township and New Martinsville 1961 39°39′33″N 80°51′48″W / 39.65917°N 80.86333°W / 39.65917; -80.86333
  Hannibal Locks and Dam Ohio Township and New Martinsville 1975
  Moundsville Bridge   
   WV 2 Spur/OH 872[1]
Mead Township and Moundsville 1986 39°54′48″N 80°45′15″W / 39.91333°N 80.75417°W / 39.91333; -80.75417
  B & O Railroad Viaduct CSX Baltimore and Ohio Railroad line Bellaire and Benwood 1870
  Bellaire Bridge (Closed, Demolition planned) Bellaire and Benwood 1926
  Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge   Interstate 470 Brookside and Wheeling 1985
  Wheeling Suspension Bridge (crosses main channel only)   WV 251 Wheeling Island (WV) and Wheeling (crosses the main channel entirely within the state of West Virginia) 1849 40°04′13″N 80°43′38″W / 40.07028°N 80.72722°W / 40.07028; -80.72722 ("Wheeling Suspension Bridge)
  Fort Henry Bridge     I-70 / US 40 / US 250 Bridgeport, Wheeling Island and Wheeling 1955 40°04′19″N 80°43′39″W / 40.07194°N 80.72750°W / 40.07194; -80.72750 (Fort Henry Bridge)
Military Order of the Purple Heart Bridge (crosses back channel only)    US 40 / US 250 Bridgeport and Wheeling Island 1998
  Aetnaville Bridge (crosses back channel only) Pedestrian Martin's Ferry and Wheeling Island 1891
  Pike Island Locks and Dam Yorkville and Clearview
Wellsburg Bridge Wellsburg and Brilliant scheduled for completion in October 2022 40°15′22″N 80°38′12″W / 40.25611°N 80.63667°W / 40.25611; -80.63667
  Wabash Bridge CSX Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway line Mingo Junction and Follansbee 1904
Wheeling–Pittsburgh Steel Railroad Bridge Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Steubenville and Coketown 1917
  Market Street Bridge  
  WV 2 Spur
Steubenville and East Steubenville 1905
Steubenville Railroad Bridge Norfolk Southern Railway Steubenville and Weirton
  Veterans Memorial Bridge   US 22 Steubenville and Weirton 1990
  Fort Steuben Bridge (demolished, 1928–2012)   SR 822 Steubenville and Weirton 40°22′47″N 80°36′48″W / 40.379824°N 80.613289°W / 40.379824; -80.613289 (Fort Steuben Bridge)
  New Cumberland Locks and Dam Knox Township and New Cumberland
Newell Bridge East Liverpool and Newell 1905
Chester Bridge (1897-1970) East Liverpool and Chester 1897
East Liverpool Railroad Bridge (abandoned) Former Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad line East Liverpool and Chester
  Jennings Randolph Bridge   US 30 East Liverpool and Chester 1977

PennsylvaniaEdit

Image Crossing Carries Location Opened Coordinates
  Shippingport Bridge   PA 168 Shippingport and Midland 1964 40°37′37″N 80°25′56″W / 40.62694°N 80.43222°W / 40.62694; -80.43222
Montgomery Locks and Dam Shippingport and Industry
  Vanport Bridge   Interstate 376 Potter Township and Vanport Township 1968 40°40′45″N 80°19′53″W / 40.67917°N 80.33139°W / 40.67917; -80.33139
  Beaver Bridge CSX Transportation Pittsburgh Subdivision Monaca and Beaver 1910 40°41′35″N 80°17′27″W / 40.69306°N 80.29083°W / 40.69306; -80.29083
  Rochester–Monaca Bridge   PA 18 Monaca and Rochester 1986 40°41′47″N 80°16′57″W / 40.69639°N 80.28250°W / 40.69639; -80.28250
  Monaca–East Rochester Bridge   PA 51 Monaca and East Rochester 1959 40°41′32″N 80°16′02″W / 40.69222°N 80.26722°W / 40.69222; -80.26722
  Ambridge–Aliquippa Bridge Aliquippa and Ambridge 1926 40°35′32″N 80°14′11″W / 40.59222°N 80.23639°W / 40.59222; -80.23639
Dashields Locks and Dam Moon Township and Edgeworth
  Sewickley Bridge   Orange Belt Moon Township and Sewickley 1981 40°31′59″N 80°11′15″W / 40.53306°N 80.18750°W / 40.53306; -80.18750
  Coraopolis Bridge (crosses back channel only)   Yellow Belt Coraopolis and Neville Township 1995 40°30′58″N 80°09′07″W / 40.51611°N 80.15194°W / 40.51611; -80.15194
  Neville Island Bridge   Interstate 79 Robinson Township, Neville Township, and Glenfield 1976 40°30′56″N 80°08′03″W / 40.51556°N 80.13417°W / 40.51556; -80.13417
  Emsworth Locks and Dam Emsworth and Neville Township
  PC&Y Railroad Bridge (crosses back channel only) Pittsburgh and Ohio Central Railroad Stowe Township and Neville Township 1894 40°29′31.16″N 80°04′55.28″W / 40.4919889°N 80.0820222°W / 40.4919889; -80.0820222
  Fleming Park Bridge (crosses back channel only) Neville Rd, Fleming Park Rd; four lanes with divided sidewalk on upstream side Stowe Township and Neville Township 1955 40°29′28″N 80°04′48″W / 40.49111°N 80.08000°W / 40.49111; -80.08000
  McKees Rocks Bridge   SR 3104 /   Blue Belt McKees Rocks and Pittsburgh 1931 40°28′38″N 80°02′54″W / 40.47722°N 80.04833°W / 40.47722; -80.04833
  Ohio Connecting Railroad Bridge Norfolk Southern Railway Fort Wayne Line Pittsburgh 1915 40°27′46″N 80°02′35″W / 40.46278°N 80.04306°W / 40.46278; -80.04306
  West End Bridge   U.S. Route 19 Pittsburgh 1932 40°26′46″N 80°01′37″W / 40.44611°N 80.02694°W / 40.44611; -80.02694

The source of the Ohio River is at the confluence of the Allegheny River and the Monongahela River (40°26′31″N 80°00′50″W / 40.44194°N 80.01389°W / 40.44194; -80.01389) at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  1. ^ West Virginia Department of Transportation: General Highway Map, Marshall County West Virginia, January 2004.