Clark Memorial Bridge

Thunder Over Louisville

Attention LouisvilleKY: Clark Memorial Bridge to close THURSDAY for Thunder

Louisville, KY.  The Clark Memorial/2nd Street Bridge will close Thursday, April 20, in preparation for Thunder Over Louisville.   CLARK MEMORIAL/2ND STREET BRIDGE CLOSURES THUNDER WEEK:   Thursday, April 20th:  9:30 a.m. – CLOSED thru Sunday at 2 p.m. Friday, April 21st: CLOSED ALL DAY Saturday, April 22nd: CLOSED ALL DAY Sunday, April 23rd: CLOSED Midnight to 2:00 p.m.   BIG FOUR PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE:   The Big Four Pedestrian Bridge will be closed from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Friday, April 21, for the air show practice window. On Thunder day (Saturday), it will also close at 9 a.m. until…

downtown bridge

With Happy Bridge News, a Little Bridge History with Cyndy Tandy

On Oct. 12, Mayor Greg Fischer and Governor Steve Beshear announced some very happy and welcome news — the new downtown bridge will be open earlier than expected. Traffic, Gov. Beshear said, could be going across the new bridge by Dec. 25, so Merry Christmas to all. Here’s a little bridge history, courtesy of Cyndy Tandy and Louisville Uncovered.        

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Some Original Thinking on Bridges

What if. . . the community’s leaders got behind a plan to build smaller, less expensive local-access bridges right now. Architect Steve Wiser has a plan that he says is do-able right now to help fix the area’s transportation problems. Wiser wants to build at least three local-access bridges, at $100 million each, that could be carrying traffic within five years. He’s holding a press conference Wednesday at the K&I Bridge, and hopes that some public officials, including members the Metro Council, will show up and listen. Wiser points out that crossing the Ohio River around here, even before the…