Coordination, Cooperation and Communication
The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) is a council of local governments, business organizations and community groups committed to developing collaborative strategies to improve the quality of life and the economic vitality of the region.
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News & Updates
DBE Event Brings Firms Together to Learn of BSB Project Opportunities
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.
Federal Gov denies Hamilton Co.’s application for a decision-making role on BSB project
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.
Group wants minority contractors included in Brent Spence Bridge Corridor project
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.
Opinion: A new bridge means cleaner air, fewer bottlenecks, money saved
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.
Construction, Design Proposals Sought for BSB Corridor Project
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.
OKI Seeking Public Input on Update to Strategic Regional Policy Plan
“Public input will help determine the priorities for the OKI region as we continue to look toward our future,” said Travis Miller, OKI's regional planning manager. “Understanding the values of everyone, in all communities, is critical to this process – and we encourage everyone to take this brief survey ..."
New Officers Approved to Lead OKI Board of Directors
The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) Board of Directors approved the appointment of the board and new officers to lead the transportation planning organization for 2023.
Brent Spence Bridge Corridor Project’s Estimated Cost, Design Plans
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.