Sherman Minton Bridge Repairs to Cost $20 Million, Take Six Months

Repairs to the Sherman Minton Bridge are expected to take about six months and will cost approximately $20 million, according to state and federal officials. Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and Federal Highway Administrator Victor Mendez announced the details this morning, adding that work will begin immediately. The U.S. Department of Transportation […]

Novelty Twitter Accounts Surge During Bridge Closure

The Sherman Minton Bridge closure has spawned a number of novelty Twitter accounts, including two for the bridge itself. Jason Oberhausen is behind one of them, @smintonbridge64 (the others areĀ @shermintbridge and @ucantcrossme). He says this is his first novelty account, and he hopes it adds levity to a serious event. “It’s only traffic, right? So […]