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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 »

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 »

Moving Historic Jeffersonville Houses to Begin May 29

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Residents and businesses in the Old Jeffersonville Historic District should plan for traffic and utility disruptions as five historic houses are moved, which is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, May 29. The historic houses are being relocated to make room for the Ohio River Bridges Project, which was required under federal law to assess and…Read More »

Commencement of East End Crossing Construction set for May 28

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Although site preparation and pre-construction activities have been underway for months, Tuesday, May 28, will mark the commencement of construction for the East End Crossing. This means that construction activities will get into full swing.  The more visible activity through the end of June will occur on the Kentucky side.  In Indiana, significantly visible activity…Read More »

Downtown Crossing open house visuals available

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PowerPoint: May 8 Downtown Crossing open house presentation – details about construction, aesthetics, traffic and other impacts: Handout: May 8 Downtown Crossing open house handout – list of information resources as well as a list of 2013 construction activities and their expected impact:

East End Crossing open house visuals – aesthetics and landscaping

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WVB  East End Partners and the Indiana Department of Transportation hosted public open house events on April 17 in Utica, Ind., and on April 18 in Prospect, Ky., to display renderings of preliminary aesthetics and landscaping concepts.  Open house attendees were encouraged to provide their input on the preliminary concepts.  To view the preliminary concepts…Read More »

Kentucky Open House Presentation – Construction Impacts

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WVB East End Partners and the Indiana Department of Transportation gave a presentation at an open house in Prospect, Ky., on April 25 regarding construction-related impacts associated with building the bridge. The presentation covers blasting noise and vibration, as well as traffic maintenance efforts throughout construction. Kentucky Open House Presentation – Construction Impacts