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Covington and Cincinnati Suspension Bridge

Covington, Kentucky
County of Kenton.
Spans Ohio River between Covington, KY, and Cincinnati, OH
National Register Number: 75000786
Resource type: Structure.
Property type: Transportation - road - related. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Bridge.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 15, 1975):
At the time of its completion in 1867, this suspension bridge, with its 1,057' span, was the longest in the world. It remains one of the Nation's foremost suspension bridges, crossing the Ohio River between Covington and Cincinnati, Ohio.

Condition:
Bridge is in excellent condition due to recent repairs

There are no changes since the last report.

Recommendation/Change since last report:
Maintain curation of the Marmes Rockshelter collection according to 36CFR79.


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