Shippingport Bridge

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Shippingport Bridge
Shippingport Bridge southern portal.jpg
Looking north from the bridge's southern end
Coordinates 40°37′37″N 80°25′56″W / 40.62694°N 80.43222°W / 40.62694; -80.43222
Carries 2 lanes of PA 168
Crosses Ohio River
Locale Shippingport and Midland, Pennsylvania
Maintained by PennDOT
Characteristics
Design Cantilevered through truss bridge
History
Opened 1964

The Shippingport Bridge is a cantilevered through truss bridge carrying Pennsylvania Route 168 across the Ohio River between Shippingport, Pennsylvania and Industry, Pennsylvania. From 1951 until the opening of the bridge in 1964, PA 168 was accessed across the river via Cooks Ferry.

The southern approach to the bridge is adjacent to the Beaver Valley Nuclear Generating Station.

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