Roebling http://wvxu.org en Roebling repaired, weight restriction lifted http://wvxu.org/post/roebling-repaired-weight-restriction-lifted <p>The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has restored the 11-ton weight limit on the historic Roebling Suspension Bridge.</p><p>In October, a routine inspection found some deterioration of one of the beams.&nbsp; That led KYTC officials to impose a 3-ton weight restriction.</p><p>The repairs were finished Thursday.&nbsp; A final inspection performed Friday determined the bridge could go back to the 11-ton weight limit.</p><p></p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 20:46:47 +0000 Mark Heyne 6878 at http://wvxu.org Roebling repaired, weight restriction lifted 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