The Project

News Updates

Downtown Crossing open house visuals available

Posted

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

Posted

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 »

Historic Jeffersonville houses to be moved for Bridges Project

Posted

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 »

Kentucky Open House Presentation – Construction Impacts

Posted

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

Indiana Open House Presentation – Construction Impacts

Posted

WVB East End Partners and the Indiana Department of Transportation gave a presentation at an open house in Utica, Ind., on April 24 regarding construction-related impacts associated with building the bridge. The presentation covered blasting noise and vibration, as well as traffic maintenance efforts throughout construction. Indiana Open House Presentation – Construction Impacts

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

Posted

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 »

Presentations to be included during meetings where neighbors can learn about planned blasting activities and other construction impacts for East End Crossing

Posted

Representatives of INDOT/IFA and WVB East End Partners will give presentations of about 30 minutes during upcoming community meetings regarding planned blasting activities and other construction impacts related to the construction of the East End Crossing, including traffic maintenance plans.  The community meetings are scheduled on Wednesday, April 24, in Utica, Ind., and on Thursday,…Read More »

Traffic Updates

Moving Historic Jeffersonville Houses to Begin May 29

Posted

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 »

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Weekend closures on southbound I-65

Posted

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 »

Repair work will require lane closures on Kennedy Bridge

Posted

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 6, 2013) – Upcoming repairs on the Kennedy Bridge will require some weekend lane closures  beginning Friday evening, May 10.  Two of the three southbound lanes of I-65 will be affected.  The work, which will be limited to three weekends, will begin at 9 p.m. on Fridays and continue through 5 a.m.…Read More »

TRAFFIC UPDATE: One-lane traffic during daytime hours at Upper River Road (just upstream from Utica) has been extended through Friday, May 3 2013

Posted

The current shift to one lane of traffic on Upper River Road in Indiana, just upstream from Utica, has been extended to include weekdays through Friday, May 3, during the hours of 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Traffic will be maintained during these times through flaggers alternating eastbound and westbound traffic.  Work will be done…Read More »