US60SpottsvilleBridgeHENDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (2/26/20) — The U.S. 60 Green River Spottsville Bridge, between Henderson and Owensboro, will be closed March 6-9, state highway officials reported.

The bridge is set to close 6 p.m. Friday, March 6 through 5 a.m. Monday, March 9, Kentucky Transportation District 2 indicated. A detour route will be set up with signage while the work is performed for truss repairs.

The work along the existing span is ongoing for the construction of a new bridge.

The Spottsville Bridge is located at U.S. 60 mile point 19.388 in Henderson County. Also known as the Spottsville Bridge and Richard W. Owen Memorial Bridge, the 797-foot-long structure was built as a toll bridge and opened to traffic in 1931. Tolls were removed August 1945.

Approximately 3,000 vehicles cross the bridge in an average day. The U.S. 60 Green River Bridge at Spottsville is 9 miles east of the U.S. 41 Cloverleaf at Henderson and about 6 miles west of the Henderson-Daviess County Line.

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