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News Updates

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 »

INDOT, City to Share Cost, Maintenance of Bridges Aesthetics

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JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) and the City of Jeffersonville have reached an agreement in principle to share responsibilities in financing and maintaining additional aesthetic enhancements for the Indiana approaches to the Ohio River Bridges Project. Pending Redevelopment Commission and City Council approval, INDOT and Jeffersonville would share the costs for…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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Traffic Updates

East End Blasting Schedule for Week of June 25, 2013

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JUNE 20, 2013 – Blasting to prepare for the new tunnel on the east end of Louisville is scheduled for the afternoons of Thursday, June 27, and Friday, June 28. Blasting will occur near the intersection of US 42 and KY 841 at approximately 2:00 p.m. on both days. Prior to each blast, traffic within…Read More »

Right lane closing on U.S. 42 extended

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The overnight closing of the right lane on U.S. 42 westbound at the intersection of KY 841 has been extended through Thursday evening (June 20).  Beginning tonight, the lane will be closed nightly through Thursday evening, beginning each night at 9 p.m., and re-opened the following mornings at 5 a.m.  Traffic will be able to…Read More »

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Evening lane closure on U.S. 42 westbound at KY 841 June 17 & 18

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JUNE 13, 2013 – The right-hand lane on U.S. 42 westbound at the intersection of KY 841 will be closed Monday and Tuesday evening (June 17 and 18) beginning at 9 p.m. and re-opened the following mornings at 5 a.m. Traffic will be able to continue using the other open westbound lane during these times.

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Turning lane closures on U.S. 42, KY 841

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Beginning the evening of Monday, June 17, one of the two left-turn lanes from westbound U.S. 42 onto KY 841, as well as the dedicated right-turn lane from eastbound U.S. 42 onto KY 841, will be closed. As of that date, eastbound and westbound traffic on U.S. 42 will continue to have access to the…Read More »

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Weekend closures on southbound I-65 lanes begin tonight

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Repairs on the Kennedy Bridge will resume with some weekend lane closures beginning tonight, Friday, May 31.  Two of the three southbound lanes of I-65 will be affected.  The work is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. Friday and continue through 5 a.m. Monday.   Rain and storms could delay the start of the work.  However,…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 »