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  2. John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge - Wikipedia

    The John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge (formerly the Cincinnati-Covington Bridge) is a suspension bridge that spans the Ohio River between Cincinnati, Ohio, and Covington, Kentucky. When opened on December 1, 1866, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world at 1,057 feet (322 m) main span, which was later overtaken by John A. Roebling's most famous design of the 1883 Brooklyn Bridge parking lots

  3. John Augustus Roebling | Biography, Bridges, Death, & Facts

    John Augustus Roebling, original name Johann August Röbling, (born June 12, 1806, Mühlhausen, Prussia [now in Germany]—died July 22, 1869, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.), German-born American civil engineer, a pioneer in the design of suspension bridges. His best-known work is the Brooklyn Bridge of New York City, which was completed under the direction of his eldest son, Washington Augustus, and daughter-in-law Emily Warren Roebling in 1883.

  4. John A. Roebling - Wikipedia

    John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge John Augustus Roebling (born Johann August Röbling ; June 12, 1806 – July 22, 1869) was a German-born American civil engineer . [1] He designed and built wire rope suspension bridges , in particular the Brooklyn Bridge , which has been designated as a National Historic Landmark and a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark .

  5. The Historic John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge | meetNKY

    Visit the John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge that connects Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati. Whether driving or walking, experiencing the iconic John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge on your trip to Northern Kentucky is a must. The bridge was constructed from 1856 -1866 to connect Cincinnati, Ohio to Covington, Kentucky. An engineering prototype for the Brooklyn Bridge, the John A. Roebling Bridge was recognized as a National HIstoric Landmark in 1975.

  6. In June1869, John Roebling’s foot was crushed on the Fulton Ferry slip in Brooklyn while surveying the centerline for the proposed bridge. Twenty-four days later, he died of lockjaw at age 63. The following month, Washington Roebling was appointed to succeed his father as chief engineer on the Brooklyn Bridge.

  7. John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge | bridge, United States

    The John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge (1856–67), designed by Roebling, has a main span of 1,057 feet (322 metres) and links Cincinnati and Covington; it was the second bridge across the Ohio. The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, the second oldest zoo in the United States,… Read More construction In bridge: Suspension bridges

  8. The John A. Roebling Bridge has been an iconic landmark over the Ohio River for more than 150 years. Designed by civil engineer John Roebling, the bridge officially opened to traffic on January 1, 1867. Its 1,075 foot span made it the longest bridge in the world.

  9. Roebling Suspension Bridge - Tripadvisor

    Top ways to experience Roebling Suspension Bridge and nearby attractions Top 10 Sites + Top 5 Foods of Cincinnati Morning Tour 206 Recommended Rail Tours from $59.00 per adult Smartphone-Guided Walking Tour of Downtown Cincinnati Sights & Stories 14 Recommended Walking Tours from $27.50 per group (up to 15) Cincinnati Scavenger Hunt: True America 2

  10. John A. Roebling Bridge | ASCE

    Location. Cincinnati, OH. 39 05 34.8 N. 84 30 35.6 W. The John A. Roebling Bridge, a suspension bridge with a main span of 1,057 feet, was the greatest structure of its kind in the world and was the prototype for the Brooklyn Bridge, which followed 16 years later.

  11. Roebling Suspension Bridge reopens after 14 month closure - FOX19

    COVINGTON, Ky. (WXIX) - The John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge is open to traffic, more than a year after it shut down for a $4.5 million restoration project. The historic bridge closed in...