War Mothers Memorial Bridge facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsWar Mothers Memorial Bridge
|Carries||3 lanes (2 northbound, 1 southbound) of US 60/KY 420|
|Other name(s)||Capital Avenue Bridge|
|Design||box girder bridge|
|Total length||705.1 feet (214.9 m)|
|Width||44.6 feet (13.6 m)|
|Clearance below||4.3 feet (1.3 m)|
|Daily traffic||12,900 (2009)|
The War Mothers Memorial Bridge is a box girder bridge that carries US 60 and KY 420 across the Kentucky River in Frankfort, Kentucky. The bridge carries approximately 12,900 cars per day as of 2009. The bridge was built in 1938. At some point, US 60 was shifted from the Singing Bridge just downstream to the War Mothers Memorial Bridge. This bridge connects Frankfort to the Kentucky State Capitol.
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