UNOFFICIAL COPY AS OF 09/28/12 02 REG. SESS. 02 RS BR 2401
A JOINT RESOLUTION relating to the Roebling Suspension Bridge.
WHEREAS, built in 1867, the Roebling suspension bridge links the cities of
Covington, Kentucky, and Cincinnati, Ohio; and
WHEREAS, a favorite landmark of the region, over the years the color of the bridge
has run the gamut from spanish brown, to black and white, to green, and the present blue;
WHEREAS, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to repaint the Roebling
suspension bridge within the next two years and has indicated the cabinet is open to
suggestions as to the color the bridge should be painted; and
WHEREAS, "The Cincinnati Enquirer", a local newspaper in northern Kentucky,
invited readers to express their preference of bridge color, and the early favorite in the
balloting is "Kentucky Wildcat Blue";
Be it resolved by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:
Section 1. The Transportation Cabinet shall, whenever it repaints the Roebling
suspension bridge, paint the bridge "Kentucky Wildcat Blue."
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