The Louisville and Southern Indiana Bridges Authority met Thursday. The Authority is still awaiting results on a new Environmental Impact Study. The report is required for changes to the project proposed by the Governors of Indiana and Kentucky and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer. However, the panel has made advances in its own data-gathering. The Finance… Continue reading Bridges Authority Focused On Data
The authority’s finance committee met Wednesday and is still awaiting details on the study from the federal government. The study has not yet begun, but authority co-chair Kerry Stemler says construction is still slated to begin next year.
The authority is looking for ways to make the estimated 4.1 billion dollar project less expensive.
To cut costs, the authority will not change what it builds, but how it builds it.
The co-chair of the Ohio River Bridges Authority says every major element of the bridges project could be tolled, including Spaghetti Junction. The authority is trying to figure out how to generate the 4.1 billion dollars needed to pay for the project.