Kennedy Bridge http://wfpl.org en Kennedy's 'Vital and Useful' Life Inspired Naming of Louisville Bridge in His Honor http://wfpl.org/post/kennedys-vital-and-useful-life-inspired-naming-louisville-bridge-his-honor <p>The world will mark the 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination Friday.&nbsp;</p><p>Here in Louisville, just days before the tragedy, state and local leaders were preparing to dedicate a new, but still unnamed bridge connecting Louisville and southern Indiana. &nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p>Doug Proffitt and his colleagues at<a href="http://www.whas11.com/home/Thursday-at-11--232713761.html"> WHAS&nbsp;Television</a> have spent about a month searching the station’s film archive for a report on the convergence of events that led to the naming of the John F. Kennedy Bridge.</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 20:49:14 +0000 Rick Howlett 7643 at http://wfpl.org Kennedy's 'Vital and Useful' Life Inspired Naming of Louisville Bridge in His Honor Construction of Downtown Louisville Bridge to Begin July 1 http://wfpl.org/post/construction-downtown-louisville-bridge-begin-july-1 <p>Construction is scheduled to begin July 1 new<a href="/ohio-river-bridges-project"> downtown Louisville bridge running parallel to the Kennedy, </a>The Ohio River Bridges Project announced.</p><p>The bridge is expected to open in three years.</p><p>Pre-construction work—such as surveys, test boring and building removal—will be increasing in the next few weeks. The Ohio River Bridges Project adds:</p><p></p><blockquote><p>Pre-construction and construction activities that residents and commuters will see between now and July include:</p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 19:57:41 +0000 Joseph Lord 4924 at http://wfpl.org Construction of Downtown Louisville Bridge to Begin July 1 More Interstate Repairs On Tap For Louisville Area http://wfpl.org/post/more-interstate-repairs-tap-louisville-area <p>Some major interstate highway repairs will continue in the Louisville area over the next several months.</p><p>Much of the current work is on Interstate-71 between downtown Louisville and the Watterson Expressway. It was shut down for paving last weekend and lane reductions this month may cause sometimes lengthy delays.</p><p>Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokeswoman Andrea Clifford says repairs will also require another weekend shutdown of a portion of the interstate next month.</p> Mon, 14 May 2012 21:05:42 +0000 Rick Howlett 197 at http://wfpl.org More Interstate Repairs On Tap For Louisville Area