Sherman Minton Repairs Continue; KTC Won’t Replace Kennedy Bridge Lane Posts

A Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials says the Kennedy and Clark Memorial Bridges have been holding up well under a heavier traffic load caused by the September closure of the Sherman Minton Bridge. Matt Bullock also disclosed today that the cabinet will no longer replace the delineator posts that were knocked down along the southbound lanes […]

Clark Memorial Bridge Open to Traffic After Fatal Accident

The Clark Memorial Bridge has re-opened to traffic, following an accident that closed the bridge for about three hours. Witnesses say a truck collided with a car on the bridge this afternoon before 1 pm. Officials were forced to close both lanes on the bridge to clean up the wreckage. WHAS11 is reporting that one […]

Early Repair Work Underway On Sherman Minton Bridge

Indiana Department of Transportation officials say preliminary work has begun on Sherman Minton Bridge repair project. The project’s contractor has pledged to have the span re-opened by early March. The Sherman Minton Bridge was shut down September 9 after a crack was discovered in a load-bearing support. Last-month, Louisville-based Hall Contracting won the bid to […]

Louisville Traffic: Tuesday Morning Update

Here’s where we are as the commute gets underway this morning: State officials have tweaked the traffic patterns after watching the Monday morning commute. Traffic will no longer be allowed to exit on Third Street and stay on Third Street— it’s now being redirected down River Road. Also, road crews have increased the number of […]

Officials Say Kennedy and Clark Bridges Can Handle Extra Weight

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials say the Kennedy and Clark Memorial bridges can handle the additional traffic load from the Sherman Minton Bridge. The Sherman Minton is closed indefinitely due to structural damage. The 80,000 cars that cross it daily are being rerouted to the two downtown bridges, which are already over capacity. (To see the […]

New Paint, Repairs on the Way for Clark Memorial Bridge

by Stephanie Crosby Updates and improvements to the Clark Memorial Bridge are scheduled for next year, but the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is moving ahead with renovations to the Kentucky approach because of the construction of the new downtown arena. Spokesperson Andrea Clifford says it’s a good time to spruce up the short approach on the […]

Indiana DOT Announces I-65 Lane Closures

Southern Indiana motorists who plan to travel southbound over the Kennedy Bridge Friday and Saturday nights will encounter some delays Friday night, the Indiana Department of Transportation will be patching the outside lane of southbound I-65 between Mile Marker One and the bridge, as well as a two nearby ramps. Spokesperson Marvin Jenkins says work […]