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Governor Pence Announces Commencement of Construction On East End Crossing

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JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (May 29, 2013)  – Governor Mike Pence today joined WVB East End Partners and state and local officials to mark the long-awaited start of construction on the East End Crossing of the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges project. On a bluff overlooking where the future East End Bridge will cross the Ohio River…Read More »

May 21 Public Forum – KYTC Office for Civil Rights and Small Business Development

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Tuesday, May 21, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Office for Civil Rights and Small Business Development (OCRSBD) is holding a forum that will allow the public and current Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) the opportunity to discuss the annual goal, new programs, and more. OCRSBD is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, a diverse workforce, and the…Read More »

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Weekend closures on southbound I-65

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Repairs on the Kennedy Bridge will resume Friday night, resulting in a second weekend of lane closures.  Two of the three southbound lanes of I-65 will be affected.  The work, which is being limited to three weekends, will begin at 9 p.m. on Fridays and continue through 5 a.m. on Mondays. The right two lanes…Read More »

May 14 Public Forum – KYTC Office for Civil Rights and Small Business Development

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Tuesday, May 14, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Office for Civil Rights and Small Business Development (OCRSBD) is holding a forum that will allow the public and current Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) the opportunity to discuss the annual goal, new programs, and more. OCRSBD is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, a diverse workforce, and the…Read More »

Historic Jeffersonville houses to be moved for Bridges Project

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JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. – Preparatory work has begun for moving five historic homes in downtown Jeffersonville to make way for the Ohio River Bridges Project. Work is already underway at most of the homes and the vacant lots where the homes will be moved. Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) contractors have begun trimming approximately 15 trees…Read More »

Test Shaft Drilling for Downtown Bridge Piers is Major Sign of Pre-Construction

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JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. – Drilling is underway on a 7 ½ foot-wide, 50-foot deep test shaft on the Indiana shore of the Ohio River,  one of the first, large-scale, pre-construction operations for the new Downtown Crossing bridge between downtown Louisville and Jeffersonville. Tests conducted in the coming weeks will check the strength of the shaft to…Read More »