John F. Kennedy Bridge
Cantilever truss bridge
Through truss bridge
|Function / usage:||
Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Jeffersonville, Clark County, Indiana, USA
Abraham Lincoln Bridge (2015)
|Coordinates:||38° 15' 55.00" N 85° 44' 38.00" W|
|main span||213.36 m|
|total length||752.03 m|
|deck width||26.18 m|
|number of lanes||6|
|cost of construction||United States dollar 10 000 000|
|22 November 1963||
President John F. Kennedy is assassinated.
|26 November 1963||
Kentucky Governor Bert T. Combs announces bipartisan agreement among officials of both Kentucky and Indiana that the bridge should be named in memory of the fallen president.
|6 December 1963||
Dedication and opening to northbound traffic.