Fischer: Sherman Minton Bridge is Number One Federal Priority

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer visited Washington D.C. Monday to discuss the closure of the Sherman Minton Bridge and was assured by a top official that it is the number one priority for the federal highway administration. The 50-year-old span was closed September 9 after cracks were discovered in some load-bearing supports. Engineers and highway inspectors […]

LaHood Discusses Bridges Project With Local Leaders

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood was in southern Indiana Monday morning to talk about the proposed Ohio River Bridges Project. LaHood held a roundtable discussion with Congressmen John Yarmuth of Kentucky and Baron Hill of Indiana and members of the bi-state bridges authority, which is trying to come up with funding streams for the project. […]