big four pedestrian & bicycle bridge
photo by Nick Roberts, SpeedDemon2.com
The Big Four Bridge is open! On May 20, 2014, Jeffersonville opened their ramp, so the link is now complete. Louisville opened the Waterfront Park ramp and the bridge for "non-through" traffic on February 7, 2013.
The Louisville ramp is approximately 1/4 mile (1,181 ft.), the bridge itself is approximately 1/2 mile (2,562), and the Jeffersonville ramp is approximately 1/4 mile, for a distance of 1 mile (2 miles round trip).
RULES OF THE BRIDGE
- No pets
- No skateboards/in-line skates
- No motorized vehicles (scooters, mopeds, motorcycles, cars/trucks)
- HOWEVER, personal mobility scooters and motorized wheelchairs ARE allowed
- Service animals
- Bikes of all kinds
- Service vehicles (motorized wheelchairs, staff/security vehicles)
- Kids - fun!
- Dates - romance!
Bridge is open 24/7
Park hours: 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
For more great pics of and from the bridge, see the Big Four Group on the Gallery page.