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Abraham Lincoln Bridge over Ohio River

Ohio River Bridge

Project Description

This project is part of a $2.3 billion Public Private Partnership project to build 2 new bridges over the Ohio River and reconstruct the Kennedy Interchange in Louisville, Kentucky. 202 LF RJW Finger Joints were installed to accommodate 41″ (1.041 Meters) of total longitudinal movement (strength capacity), +/- 0.313″ of relative transverse movement, +0/-2.9″ of relative vertical deflection, 2.2° of rotation, and 3.8% joint slope.

Project Team:

Owner: Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

Location: Downtown Crossing (Abraham Lincoln Bridge) over the Ohio River connecting Louisville KY and Evansville IN

Project: Ohio River Bridge P3 Project; Section2

Design Build Contractor: Walsh Construction

Design Build Consulting Engineer: Jacobs Engineering Group/COWI

Finger Joints: RJ Watson

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