Military Order of the Purple Heart Bridge
|Military Order of the Purple Heart Bridge|
|Carries||US 40 / US 250|
|Crosses||Ohio River back channel|
|Locale||Bridgeport, Ohio to Wheeling Island, West Virginia|
|Total length||196 meters (643 ft)|
|Width||12.2 meters (40 ft)|
|No. of spans||1|
The Military Order of the Purple Heart Bridge, named after the Military Order of the Purple Heart, carries U.S. Route 40 and US 250 over the Ohio River back channel between Wheeling Island, West Virginia and Bridgeport, Ohio. Construction began in 1995 and finished in 1998.
The bridge was built to replace the adjacent Bridgeport Bridge which had fallen into disrepair.
- Bridgeport Bridge at Bridges & Tunnels