Licking Valley Girl Scout Bridge

Information comes from material and newspaper articles at the Campbell County Historical Society


The old 11th Street Bridge built in 1892 and replaced with the Shortway Bridge in 1914 was closed April 1, 2001. It was imploded August 23, 2003. 
For its history see the Shortway Bridge History.

The bridge connected 11st street in Newport with 12th street in Covington.  A new four lane concrete structure was built and opened in 2004.  It was named the Licking Valley Girl Scout Bridge in 2002 after a lengthy debate about the name.


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