The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) and the City of Jeffersonville are reopening bidding for the Big Four Bridge and its approach in the next couple months. INDOT first took bids for the pedestrian bridge late last year but none of the bidders met with state approval, said spokesman Will Wingfield. The state purposefully withholds details… Continue reading INDOT, Jeffersonville Reopen Big Four Bridge Bidding
A ceremonial groundbreaking was held on the Big Four Bridge today. Construction will now begin on re-decking the old railroad bridge across the Ohio River. Congressman John Yarmuth congratulated Governor Beshear, Louisville Mayor Fischer and Jeffersonville Mayor Tom Galligan for their teamwork on getting the project started. “This will be something that will bring us… Continue reading Construction Begins on Big Four Bridge Re-decking
The Big Four Bridge has long been slated to be converted to a pedestrian span, but money to put a walkable surface on the bridge has not been available. Waterfront Development Corporation president David Karem says a portion of the funds will be available soon to start preparing the bridge for resurfacing.