William H. Harsha Bridge

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William H. Harsha Bridge
Harsha Bridge.jpg
View facing southeast from Ohio shoreline
Carries 2 lanes of US 62 / US 68
Crosses Ohio River
Locale Maysville, Kentucky, and Aberdeen, Ohio
Design cable-stayed bridge
Total length 2,100 feet (640 m)
Longest span 1050 feet (320 meters)
Construction start 1997
Opened 2000

The William H. Harsha bridge is a cable-stayed bridge carrying U.S. Route 62 and U.S. Route 68 that connects Maysville, Kentucky, and Aberdeen, Ohio, over the Ohio River. It is named for William Harsha, who represented the Ohio portion of the area in the United States House of Representatives. Construction on the bridge started in 1997 and it opened in 2000. The bridge has a main span of 1050 feet (320 meters) and a total span of 2,100 feet (640 m). The Simon Kenton Bridge, a suspension bridge built in 1932, is nearby.

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View facing northwest from Kentucky side

Coordinates: 38°41′05″N 83°46′55″W / 38.684639°N 83.781867°W / 38.684639; -83.781867