Cincinnati–Newport Bridge

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Cincinnati–Newport Bridge
Crosses Ohio River
Locale Newport, Kentucky
Official name Central Bridge
Named for Cincinnati–Newport
Followed by Taylor-Southgate Bridge
Opened 1890
Collapsed 1992 (Demolished)

The Cincinnati–Newport Bridge, also known as the Central Bridge, was a cantilever bridge which crossed the Ohio River between Newport, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio. It was completed in 1890[1] and demolished in 1992[2] to make way for the Taylor-Southgate Bridge, which opened in 1995.

Some pieces of the ornate ironwork were transferred from the Cincinnati–Newport Bridge to the Taylor-Southgate Bridge.[3]

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  1. ^ Schrage, Robert (July 1, 2006). Along the Ohio River: Cincinnati to Louisville. Arcadia Publishing. p. 26. Retrieved 2013-05-27. 
  2. ^ "100-year-old bridge demolished". The Galveston Daily News. Galveston, TX. AP. March 21, 1992. Retrieved July 11, 2016 – via  open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ Yoder, Robert (2005). Newport in Vintage Postcards. Arcadia Publishing. p. 17. 

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Coordinates: 39°5′46″N 84°30′4″W / 39.09611°N 84.50111°W / 39.09611; -84.50111