downtown bridge http://wfpl.org en Community Groundbreaking for Downtown Bridge to be Held Tuesday http://wfpl.org/post/community-groundbreaking-downtown-bridge-be-held-tuesday <p>Federal, state and local officials are inviting the public to take part in a<a href="http://www.kyinbridges.com/"> groundbreaking this week</a> for a new downtown Louisville bridge.</p><p>The downtown crossing is part of the larger Ohio River Bridges Project, which includes the redesign of the Spaghetti Junction interchange and new bridge in eastern Jefferson County.</p><p>Spokeswoman Mindy Peterson says if all goes according to schedule, traffic should be moving on a new downtown bridge in less than three years.</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:28:39 +0000 Rick Howlett 5802 at http://wfpl.org Community Groundbreaking for Downtown Bridge to be Held Tuesday First of Five Homes in Jeff Historic District to be Moved This Week for Bridge Construction http://wfpl.org/post/first-five-homes-jeff-historic-district-be-moved-week-bridge-construction <p>This week, crews will begin the task of moving five houses in the Old Jeffersonville Historic District as part of the Ohio River Bridges Project.</p><p>The relocation will make way for the downtown Louisville bridge.</p><p>Indiana Department of Transportation spokesman Will Wingfield says the first house will be moved Wednesday, with all relocations scheduled for completion by June 19.</p> Tue, 28 May 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 5563 at http://wfpl.org First of Five Homes in Jeff Historic District to be Moved This Week for Bridge Construction 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 Preliminary East End Bridge Work Set for August http://wfpl.org/post/preliminary-east-end-bridge-work-set-august <p>Indiana officials are <a href="http://updates.kyinbridges.com/indiana-seeks-bids-for-preparatory-east-end-crossing-work/" jquery17105596901186273553="15"><u><font color="#810081">advertising for bids</font></u></a> for preparatory work on the state&lsquo;s portion of the <a href="http://kyinbridges.com/" jquery17105596901186273553="16"><u><font color="#810081">Ohio River Bridges Project</font></u></a>.</p> Wed, 30 May 2012 19:56:31 +0000 Rick Howlett 475 at http://wfpl.org Preliminary East End Bridge Work Set for August