Indiana officials are advertising for bids for preparatory work on the state‘s portion of the Ohio River Bridges Project. Indiana Department of Transportation spokesman Will Wingfield says construction will begin this summer on a road extension between Utica, Indiana and the River Ridge Commerce Center. It’s the first step toward construction of a new east… Continue reading Preliminary East End Bridge Work Set for August
Meetings will be held this week in Louisville for companies that want to take part in the Ohio River Bridges Project. Kentucky and Indiana officials announced in December that the two states would split responsibilities for the project, with Kentucky building a downtown Louisville bridge and reworking Spaghetti Junction. Indiana will handle construction of a… Continue reading Informational Meetings This Week for Bridges Project
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.
Bridges Authority Executive Director Steve Schultz says in a summary of the February forum that leaders of construction and other companies have indicated that the 12-year schedule to build two new bridges and re-work Spaghetti Junction could be dramatically shortened, possibly by as much as half.
The bi-state authority overseeing the Ohio River Bridges Project has reinforced its dedication to the project as it’s planned.
The authority clarified its position in a meeting Thursday by passing what it calls its strategic objectives.
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.
A report released today says the proposed $4.1 billion Ohio River Bridges Project could be funded with a combination of tolls, taxes, fees and state and federal aid.
by Stephanie Crosby The interchange of interstates 64, 65 and 71 in downtown Louisville is one of the worst in the country – that’s according to a new study out today from the American Transportation Research Institute and the Federal Highway Administration. It ranks Spaghetti Junction as the 11th-worst bottleneck in the nation. The report… Continue reading Spaghetti Junction Ranked 11th-Worst Bottleneck in the U.S.