Milton-Madison Bridge to Close for Five Days Starting Wednesday

The 82 year old Milton-Madison Bridge will be shut down for five days this week as part of the span’s replacement project. This is the first of two closures for the project, in which workers will replace the bridge’s truss and reinforce its existing piers. This week, they’ll take down the old approaches to the […]

Milton-Madison Bridge Project Moves Ahead

by Stephanie Crosby The Milton-Madison Bridge Project is moving forward, after getting environmental clearance from the Federal Highway Administration. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokesperson Chuck Wolfe says the approval is required by the National Environmental Policy Act of 1970. “There has to be documentation on the front end of a project that it is not going […]

Ferry Service Proposed During Milton-Madison Bridge Closure

Many motorists who drive across the bridge connecting Milton, Kentucky and Madison, Indiana could be temporarily ferried across the Ohio River in 2011. Transportation officials in Kentucky and Indiana are proposing a ferry service that would operate during the scheduled replacement of the bridge’s superstructure. Kentucky Department of Transportation spokesperson Andrea Clifford says if federal […]