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More and more drivers are crossing the new bridges between Indiana and LouisvilleKY

RIVERLINK UPDATE: CROSSINGS CLIMB IN FIRST QUARTER Derby and summer likely to bring more out-of-town drivers   LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 24, 2017) –  More drivers are taking advantage of the new and improved transportation options provided by the Louisville – Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project. Traffic on the three tolled bridges — the new SR 265 Lewis and Clark Bridge, the new I-65 Abraham Lincoln Bridge and the improved I-65 Kennedy Bridge – climbed more than 15 percent from the end of January to the end of March.   There were more than 2.2 million crossings of the tolled…

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Get Ready LouisvilleKY – The date for tolling has been set

Louisville, Ky., – Tolling on the Louisville – Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project is scheduled to begin Friday, December 30. Tolled bridges include the new I-65 Abraham Lincoln Bridge, the improved I-65 Kennedy Bridge and the new East End bridge. “Critical system testing is complete,” said Clint Murphy, director of tolling oversight for the Indiana Department of Transportation. “While system preparations are continuing, we’ve cleared the necessary hurdles to set a start date for tolling. The Ohio River Bridges Project will mean faster and safer commutes for drivers. Without tolling, this new and improved transportation system would not be…

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LouisvilleKY and Indiana bridge wins national recognition

White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. (Aug. 30, 2016) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has earned a regional award in the 2016 America’s Transportation Awards competition. The Abraham Lincoln Bridge is the winner in the Quality of Life/Community Development – Large Category. The award recognizes a transportation project that has contributed to the general quality of life and economic development of local communities. Priority was given to projects that enhance transit, demonstrate community involvement and illustrate the public benefit for users. The Abraham Lincoln Bridge is the centerpiece of the Downtown Crossing, part of the Louisville – Southern Indiana Ohio River…

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LouisvilleKY’s drivers: Kennedy Bridge work is moving right along

NEW DECK IS BEING POURED ON KENNEDY BRIDGE Work to shift to the east side of the bridge next month Photos from Ohio River Bridges Project  LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 19, 2016) – A new deck is being poured on the John F. Kennedy Memorial Bridge, marking the final stage of major improvements underway on the west side of the bridge. Crews with Walsh Construction will shift their attention next month to the east side of the bridge. A new floor system is being installed as part of the work on the Downtown Crossing portion of the Louisville – Southern Indiana Ohio River…

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New Louisville Ky Bridge to grace 2016 KDF Pegasus Pin

Louisville, KY – The Kentucky Derby Festival has unveiled one of the first signs of spring – the 2016 Pegasus Pin image.  This year’s pin design features the newly opened Abraham Lincoln Bridge and was released as part of a sponsorship announcement with RiverLink, the new all-electronic tolling system, making the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project possible. RiverLink is partnering with the 2016 Festival to help reach drivers, provide the information they need and answer their questions about how to travel the new bridges in the most affordable way possible. Tolling is not expected to begin until late 2016….

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Louisville Ky’s Abraham Lincoln Bridge to take on I-65 Southbound traffic

Ramp Closes in Kentucky and Exit Closes in Indiana  Louisville, Ky., – Dec. 14, 2015 – Traffic on I-65 South is expected to move to the Abraham Lincoln Bridge this week. The Lincoln Bridge, the centerpiece of the Downtown Crossing portion of the Ohio River Bridges Project, opened to northbound traffic just over a week ago. I-65 South traffic is expected to be using the Lincoln Bridge by 5 a.m. on Wednesday, December 16. The Lincoln Bridge will carry three lanes of northbound traffic and two lanes of southbound traffic as extensive improvements are made to the adjacent Kennedy Bridge. Ramp from…