River Road

River Road Plan To Be Unveiled

by Rick Howlett on March 8, 2010

A public meeting will be held Monday evening to unveil a draft master plan on future uses and protections for the River Road corridor.

Mayor’s spokesperson Chris Poynter says it focuses on a seven-mile stretch of River Road between Zorn Avenue and U.S. 42.

“This is the only state-designated scenic byway in louisville. so it’s very important, we thought, to examine the scenic, the historic, the recreational, the cultural values of that area, determine ways we can improve and enhance them and also protect them for future generations,” he said.

The meeting is from 5:00 to 7:00pm Monday at Westport Middle School.

The draft plan can be viewed here.

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Officials: Harrods Creek Bridge Project To Resume

by Rick Howlett October 5, 2009

The Louisville mayor’s office says the project to widen the Harrods Creek Bridge on River Road will resume soon. Mayor’s spokesperson Kerri Richardson says the conservation group River Fields is dropping its legal challenges to the construction. “From what we can tell the proper paperwork has not yet been filed in federal court, but we […]

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Online Survey Seeks Input on River Road

by scrosby August 21, 2009

There’s a new online survey on the Louisville Metro Government website seeking public input on how to best improve River Road. The city is months into a Corridor Management Plan study, which has already included public meetings. Chris Poynter with the Mayor’s Office says the online survey is just another way to get input from […]

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City Seeking Input On River Road Improvements

by Gabe Bullard June 15, 2009

Louisville Metro Government will host a public forum Tuesday night to discuss improvements to parts of River Road.

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River Fields Responds To City Plans For Harrods Creek Bridge

by Rick Howlett January 7, 2009

An attorney for River Fields says he’s optimistic that a ruling will come soon in the conservation group’s lawsuit against Louisville Metro Government over the planned expansion of the Harrods Creek bridge in eastern Jefferson County. City officials announced Tuesday that they’ll move ahead with plans to widen the one-lane bridge to two lanes, despite […]

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River Road Bridge Over Harrods Creek Closed Indefinitely

by Rick Howlett November 27, 2008

A one-lane bridge along River Road in eastern Jefferson County has been closed indefiinitely after a state engineer deemed it unsafe for travel. A letter to Louisville Metro Government by state engineer Matt Bullock says the condition of the bridge, which crosses Harrods Creek, has deteriorated since it was last inspected in March. Bullock says […]

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