INDOT: Sherman Minton Bridge Could Reopen a Week Early

The Indiana Department of Transportation says the Sherman Minton Bridge could reopen about a week earlier than the original March 1 deadline. Workers are nearly finished installing steel reinforcement plates on the 50 year old bridge. The span has been closed since September 9, when a crack was discovered in a load-bearing support beam. Officials […]

INDOT, Jeffersonville Reopen Big Four Bridge Bidding

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) and the City of Jeffersonville are reopening bidding for the Big Four Bridge and its approach in the next couple months. INDOT first took bids for the pedestrian bridge late last year but none of the bidders met with state approval, said┬áspokesman Will Wingfield. The state purposefully withholds details […]

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 […]