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Bridges Project Seeks Input on Potential Measures to Mitigate Toll Impacts on Low-Income, Minority Drivers — Open House Meetings Set for July 22 and 23

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DOWNLOAD REPORT>>     SUBMIT COMMENTS>>     WATCH VIDEO>>     LOUISVILLE (June 27, 2013) – The Ohio River Bridges Project has published a draft assessment of the economic impacts of tolls on low-income and minority populations, including an evaluation of potential measures to mitigate disproportionate effects.  CLICK HERE to open report  The project is seeking public input on the…Read More »

Long-Term Closures Associated with Construction of Downtown Crossing

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Below is a preliminary list of major closures scheduled to occur at some point during the construction of the Downtown Crossing. (Click on the image to enlarge) Please be advised that all of these are criteria of the Project RFP. As you will note, except where indicated, all dates are general in nature.  More specific…Read More »

Downtown Crossing breaks ground next week with community celebration

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JUNE 14, 2013 –  The long-awaited groundbreaking on the new Ohio River Downtown Crossing is next week, with a community celebration to mark the milestone.  A family-friendly event is planned for Tuesday, June 18 at Waterfront Park. Children will be part of history by breaking ground on a large sand pile near the construction site. …Read More »

Community Groundbreaking for Downtown Crossing Scheduled for June 18

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 6, 2013) – Children and families will join Governor Steve Beshear and Mayor Greg Fischer at a community groundbreaking for the new Ohio River Downtown Crossing.   A family-friendly event is planned for June 18 at Waterfront Park for this once-in-a-lifetime moment that has been decades in the making. “It’s been 50 years…Read More »

Two Jeffersonville House Moves Scheduled Next Week

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JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (May 31, 2013) – The traffic signal at Spring and Market streets will be replaced temporarily with a four-way stop for several days to clear the way for two historic houses that are being moved next week in the Old Jeffersonville Historic District. Residents and businesses in the district should plan for brief…Read More »

Gov. Beshear praises business for support of Bridges Project

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May 30, 2013 – Louisville and Southern Indiana business leaders provided the “steady drumbeat of support” that helped get Kentucky and Indiana to the construction phase of the Ohio River Bridges Project, Gov. Steve Beshear told more than 250 of the region’s top business leaders today. “You know that communities that sit on the fence,…Read More »