Jeffersonville Council Approves $20 Million For Canal Project

by Devin Katayama on December 29, 2011

The Jeffersonville City Council has unanimously approved a $20 million dollar bond issue to support development of the city’s canal project.

Jeffersonville is mandated by the Environmental Protection Agency to keep its sewers from overflowing. Outgoing Mayor Tom Galligan has proposed options, but Mayor-elect Mike Moore says they’re too expensive and says when he takes over next week he plans on scrapping the plan. [click to continue…]

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Jeffersonville, Indiana’s Canal Project Remains Uncertain

by Devin Katayama November 9, 2011

Jeffersonville, Indiana’s new Republican Mayor-elect Mike Moore says he plans on scrapping the city’s Canal Project. The project was introduced by current Mayor Tom Galligan as part of an EPA requirement to control sewage; but the plan also calls for development around the canal to attract businesses and economic development. Jeffersonville taxpayers can’t afford that […]

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Residential Plans for Jeffersonville Canal Change, Buyout Talks Continue

by Gabe Bullard May 18, 2011

Plans for a canal through Jeffersonville, Indiana have been finalized. The canal is designed to reduce flooding and river pollution during rainstorms. City officials also hope to spur economic development around the canal, and they have released a final plan for the commercial and residential spaces that will surround it. Project manager Peggy Duffy says […]

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Jeffersonville Officials Hoping Private Investments Could Help Finance Canal

by Gabe Bullard February 21, 2011

The canal will cost the city about $65 million, but that could be offset if business owners buy land along the canal route to develop.

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Cost Increase Will Not Slow Jeffersonville Canal

by Gabe Bullard December 27, 2010

A possible $13 million cost increase will not set back the Jeffersonville Canal project in southern Indiana. In fact, the project’s developers say construction could begin before the summer.

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More Public Input To Be Sought On Jeffersonville Canal

by Gabe Bullard August 16, 2010

The final route for a canal to carry storm and flood waters through Jeffersonville, Indiana is still being determined, and officials are seeking public input on the canal plan.

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