Clark Memorial Bridge http://wfpl.org en What To Know About The Clark Memorial Bridge Shutdown http://wfpl.org/post/what-know-about-clark-memorial-bridge-shutdown <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Louisville traffic authorities said the first morning commute following the closure of the Clark Memorial Bridge was not as troublesome as many expected.</span></p><p>Major delays were expected for motorists that usually depend on the Clark Memorial Bridge, which closed Tuesday for construction on the new Ohio River downtown bridge. The Clark Memorial Bridge is expected to be closed for about six weeks.</p><p>Jim Mallory is the operation center supervisor for TRIMARC, which monitors traffic on the freeway system in Louisville and Southern Indiana.</p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:13:25 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9729 at http://wfpl.org What To Know About The Clark Memorial Bridge Shutdown Louisville Area Prepares For Traffic Issues From Clark Memorial Bridge Shutdown http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-area-prepares-traffic-issues-clark-memorial-bridge-shutdown <p></p><p>Some Louisville area residents should be prepared for slower commutes starting Tuesday morning when the Clark Memorial Bridge temporarily shuts down, a Metro Police official said.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The bridge will be&nbsp;</span><a href="/post/reminder-clark-memorial-bridge-closes-weeks-starting-tuesday" style="line-height: 1.5;">closed to motorists and pedestrians for about six weeks</a>.</p><p>During that time, Louisville authorities will boost forces to help transition drivers who depend on the bridge connecting downtown Louisville to Southern Indiana.</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 20:29:04 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9722 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Area Prepares For Traffic Issues From Clark Memorial Bridge Shutdown Reminder: The Clark Memorial Bridge Closes for Weeks Starting Tuesday http://wfpl.org/post/reminder-clark-memorial-bridge-closes-weeks-starting-tuesday <p>The Clark Memorial Bridge closes at midnight on Tuesday for construction of the downtown crossing of the Ohio River Bridges Project.</p><p>Project spokeswoman Mindy Peterson says the bridge that connects Jeffersonville and downtown Louisville will close for about six weeks.</p><p>Nearly 25,000 vehicles cross the bridge every day.</p><p>Peterson says there will be no changes to the Clark Memorial itself but closing the bridge is necessary to work on the downtown crossing.</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:06:44 +0000 Devin Katayama 9717 at http://wfpl.org Reminder: The Clark Memorial Bridge Closes for Weeks Starting Tuesday The Clark Memorial Bridge Closes For About Six Weeks Starting July 8 http://wfpl.org/post/clark-memorial-bridge-closes-about-six-weeks-starting-july-8 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Clark Memorial Bridge will close at midnight on July 8 to allow for construction on the downtown crossing of the Ohio River Bridges Project.</span></p><p>The bridge, which connects U.S. 31E&nbsp; between Jeffersonville and downtown Louisville (where the road becomes Second Street), will close for about six weeks as crews work on access ramps for the new downtown bridge on the Indiana side of the Ohio River, said&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mindy Peterson, a spokeswoman for the downtown crossing construction project.</span></p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 18:37:17 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9598 at http://wfpl.org The Clark Memorial Bridge Closes For About Six Weeks Starting July 8 Lane Restrictions Planned for Clark Memorial Bridge on Monday http://wfpl.org/post/lane-restrictions-planned-clark-memorial-bridge-monday <p>The southbound approach to the Clark Memorial Bridge will be reduced to one-lane beginning Monday morning.</p><p>Crews will be dismantling historic limestone pylons and railings, officials from the project said.&nbsp; The structures will be reincorporated into the bridge once ramp construction is complete.</p><p>The work will eventually move into the northbound approach, closing one lane in each direction.</p><p>The existing four travel lanes on the Clark Memorial Bridge will not be affected during the work.</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:00:06 +0000 Jacob Ryan 8811 at http://wfpl.org Lane Restrictions Planned for Clark Memorial Bridge on Monday Clark Bridge Repairs Begin; Rush Hour Delays Likely http://wfpl.org/post/clark-bridge-repairs-begin-rush-hour-delays-likely Motorists who use the Clark Memorial Bridge will likely endure some rush hour delays as repair work gets underway this week.<p> Andrea Clifford with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the work will require around-the-clock lane reductions.<p> "The contractor is allowed two, 30 day segments," Clifford said. Mon, 14 Jan 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 3386 at http://wfpl.org Clark Bridge Repairs Begin; Rush Hour Delays Likely