The 82 year old Milton-Madison Bridge will be shut down for five days this week as part of the span’s replacement project. This is the first of two closures for the project, in which workers will replace the bridge’s truss and reinforce its existing piers. This week, they’ll take down the old approaches to the… Continue reading Milton-Madison Bridge to Close for Five Days Starting Wednesday
Andrea Clifford with the Kentucky Department of Transportation says project personnel will be available to answer questions.
The new, wider bridge will feature accommodations for bicyclists and pedestrians. The $103 million project is expected to be completed by September 2012.
Will Wingfield with the Indiana Department of Transportation says most of the new bridge will be built alongside the original, 81 year old span, then slid into place on the existing support structure.
by Stephanie Crosby The entities working on replacing most of the bridge between Madison, Indiana and Milton, Kentucky are speeding up the process. Today they announced the release of what’s called a design-build contract. Tim Sorenson is the Deputy Project Manager with the firm that has been handling the bridge design so far. He says… Continue reading Planners Speed Up Milton-Madison Bridge Project
by Stephanie Crosby The Milton-Madison Bridge Project is moving forward, after getting environmental clearance from the Federal Highway Administration. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokesperson Chuck Wolfe says the approval is required by the National Environmental Policy Act of 1970. “There has to be documentation on the front end of a project that it is not going… Continue reading Milton-Madison Bridge Project Moves Ahead
Many motorists who drive across the bridge connecting Milton, Kentucky and Madison, Indiana could be temporarily ferried across the Ohio River in 2011. Transportation officials in Kentucky and Indiana are proposing a ferry service that would operate during the scheduled replacement of the bridge’s superstructure. Kentucky Department of Transportation spokesperson Andrea Clifford says if federal… Continue reading Ferry Service Proposed During Milton-Madison Bridge Closure