Democratic mayoral candidates Jim King and Tyler Allen spoke out Tuesday about proposals to impose tolls to pay for new bridges over the Ohio River in Louisville.
The Ohio River Bridges Project came under fire Thursday at a meeting of the authority tasked with overseeing its execution.
The bi-state authority tasked with overseeing the Ohio River Bridges project met Thursday.
Congressman John Yarmuth of Louisville will meet with U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Representative Baron Hill of Indiana Monday in Jeffersonville.
The bi-state authority that will oversee the construction of two new Ohio River Bridges in Louisville met Wednesday.
Kentucky and Indiana leaders say they expect quick progress on plans to build two new bridges over the Ohio River in Louisville now that a panel appointed to oversee the project has begun its work.
The bi-state authority appointed to oversee the long-debated Ohio River Bridges Project is set to begin meeting this month. The fourteen-member panel, with seven member each from Kentucky and Indiana, is committed to building spans in downtown Louisville and eastern Jefferson County and a reworking of Spaghetti Junction, now with an estimated cost of more than $4 billion. Opposition groups, however, are committed to fighting the project. They favor some variation of the current plan, and say the formation of an authority isn’t going to silence them.