Landsman and Landrieu — a former mayor of New Orleans — were in Cincinnati as part of the Biden administration’s three-week, 25-state “Investing in America” tour to highlight the proposed use of billions of federal dollars in an assortment of infrastructure projects.
Brent Spence Bridge Corridor Project team members held an all-day Networking Meet & Greet for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) firms to connect DBE contractors with potential bidders on the project to discuss opportunities.
That designation comes with more influence over decisions that have environmental impact — something Hamilton County Administrator Jeff Alutto says the county needs on the $3.6 billion effort.
The American Center for Economic Equality and The Black Contractors Group sent a letter to the U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg over their concerns that minority contractors are allegedly being excluded.
The new companion bridge for the Brent Spence marks a new age for our region’s history. Twenty-plus years of debates, disputes and discussions will give way to a collective sigh of gratitude. This new age will bring cleaner air, improved traffic safety and monetary savings for our region’s 850,000 households.
Kentucky and Ohio issued a call last week for construction and design proposals to fast-track the Brent Spence Bridge Corridor project. The project will separate Interstate 75 traffic from local traffic and improve freight movements through the critical Kentucky-Ohio transportation corridor.
The biggest increases are expected in steel, cement and asphalt. For example, liquid asphalt prices have climbed 56% year-over-year. Steel prices increased 110% from 2021 to 2022.
The U.S. DOT’s Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced Jan. 4 that a project between Kentucky and Ohio to rehabilitate and reconfigure the existing Brent Spence Bridge will receive $1.385 billion.
OKI President and Clermont County Commissioner David Painter and OKI CEO Mark Policinski have responded to today’s announcement that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $1.6B to Ohio and Kentucky toward construction of the Brent Spence Bridge Corridor Project.
The City of Covington and Kentucky agree on path forward for the BSB project.