Bridge, aka Purple People Bridge: Campbell County: Cincinnati,
OH. to Newport, KY over the Ohio River.
Will connect proposed
Ohio River Trail in Cincinnati and proposed River Path
in KY at the new Newport on the Levee Commercial center
and Aquarium. Directions to Trailhead:3rd St. (Ky. SR
8) to north on Saratoga St. Endpoints:3rd and Saratoga
Sts. in Newport and Pete Rose Way in Cincinnati. 0.5 mile,
Surface: Bridge is concrete. Pedestrian and bike travel.
It is a double bridge with a rail span. The bridge was
sold to Newport by the KY Transportation Cabinet.
Cincinnati end there is an abandoned rail line now in
use as a trail that connect to the new Great American Ball
Park and to the Theodore Berry International Friendship
Park and a bike path.
421 Monmouth St., Newport,
Ky. 41071, 859-655-7700
Don Burrell, Senior
Bicycle / Pedestrian Coordinator
Council of Governments,
801-B West Eighth St. Suite 400
Cincinnati, OH 45203-1607
513-621-6300, 513-621-9325 – fax,