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[US 27]
Northern Kentucky Bridge over the Ohio River Opened to Pedestrian Traffic
Posted: 25-Jul-2003 10:07PM CDT

The Louisville & Nashville Railroad bridge over the Ohio River has been opened to pedestrian traffic. The bridge has recently been painted purple and has been dubbed the "Purple People Bridge" by local residents. Though it is closed to vehicle traffic, the Kentucky-owned bridge is officially designated as US 27C.

More information: Cincinnati Enquirer: Purple People Bridge links Newport, downtown (April 27, 2003) [Outside Link], Cincinnati-Transit.net: L&N Bridge [Outside Link]

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Updated: 25-Jul-2003 10:07PM CDT

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