Roebling Suspension Bridge http://wvxu.org en Newest piece of infrastructure at The Banks debuts http://wvxu.org/post/newest-piece-infrastructure-banks-debuts <p>Local officials cut the ribbon Tuesday afternoon for the Roebling Bridge Pedestrian Connector to Theodore M. Berry Way&nbsp; and the Walnut Street Fountain at the Cincinnati Riverfront access point.</p><p>The walkway connects downtown Cincinnati to the riverfront, and Cincinnati to Covington via the Roebling Bridge.</p><p></p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 21:24:53 +0000 WVXU News Staff 13389 at http://wvxu.org Newest piece of infrastructure at The Banks debuts Harlem Globetrotter comes to Cincinnati and Kentucky http://wvxu.org/post/harlem-globetrotter-comes-cincinnati-and-kentucky <p>A Harlem Globetrotter dribbled across the John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge Monday afternoon.</p><p>"Slick" Willie Shaw, a Globetrotter for nine years started on the Ohio side of the Roebling Bridge and dribbled his way across using special techniques, arriving in Kentucky.&nbsp;</p><p>At 6'6", Shaw towered over fans as they took pictures.</p><p>Shaw's appearance is part of "Globetrotter Week" in the Cincinnati region. The <a href="http://www.harlemglobetrotters.com/" target="_blank">Harlem Globetrotters</a> play at the Bank of Kentucky Center Friday, April 19 at 7 p.m.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Sarah Ramsey 11458 at http://wvxu.org Harlem Globetrotter comes to Cincinnati and Kentucky Roebling closed during rush hour http://wvxu.org/post/roebling-closed-during-rush-hour <p> **Update**</p><p>From The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet:</p><p>"The Roebling Bridge will be closed beginning approximately at 4 pm until so that the District 6 Bridge Crew can take check the north tower.&nbsp; This afternoon a piece of sandstone fell from the ledge.&nbsp; At this time it appears to be superficial, but crews will take a closer look.&nbsp; The bridge will reopen once inspection is complete and deemed clear."</p><p></p><p>The Roebling Suspension bridge is out of commission for Thursday rush hour traffic.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 19:25:14 +0000 Tana Weingartner 7909 at http://wvxu.org Roebling closed during rush hour Roebling Suspension Bridge gets Temporary Weight Limit http://wvxu.org/post/roebling-suspension-bridge-gets-temporary-weight-limit <P>The Roebling Suspension Bridge has a temporary 3- ton limit after a recent inspection showed some deterioration on the span. Chief District Engineer, Rob Hans says additional analysis and repair is needed before the limit can be lifted.</P> <P>A report from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says passenger vehicles and pedestrians won't be affected, but commuter trolleys will not be allowed on the bridge. Thu, 18 Oct 2012 16:52:18 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 5167 at http://wvxu.org Roebling Suspension Bridge gets Temporary Weight Limit