Is there an alternative to the Brent Spence Bridge Corridor plan?

Yes. There is an alternative proposal gaining support called the Cincy Eastern Bypass, and it is estimated to cost about half of the current plan for the Brent Spence Bridge Corridor.

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Will the Plan for the BSB Eliminate Congestion?

No. Even using the toll advocates' assumptions, there would still be 708,000 hours of congestion in the Brent Spence corridor per year. The total commute time saved by a new span would be 2.8 minutes per day.

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BRENT SPENCE BRIDGE: Will the eastern bypass idea gain momentum?

2016 is a budget year for the Kentucky General Assembly, and the answer should be known soon as the 60-day legislative session begins next week.

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Cincy Eastern Bypass deserves real analysis

Retired civil engineer Richard Crist previously worked in the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s bridge design office and was the president of the Kentucky Association of Highway Contractors.

 

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Bevin: Consider bypass instead of new bridge

Maybe the region doesn’t need a new Brent Spence Bridge.

Leaders should consider a proposed southern bypass to divert traffic off the congested 50-year-old bridge, Kentucky Republican gubernatorial candidate Matt Bevin said during a 90-minute meeting Monday with The Enquirer editorial board.

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The ODOT, KYTC Bypass Blunder

OH, KY Transp. Officials Attack BSB Alternative; Make Massive Math Error

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Enquirer: Beshear declares bridge bill dead

A bill that would have allowed tolls on the Brent Spence Bridge is officially dead in this session of the General Assembly, Gov. Steve Beshear Wednesday acknowledged for the first time publicly.

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Enquirer: KY bridge bill close to death in Senate

The bill that would allow private entities to take part in major public works projects such as the Brent Spence Bridge is on its last legs in the General Assembly as it has been killed in committee.

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Outlook bad for public-private partnership bill

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The bill allowing the state to contract with private companies to finance major road and bridge projects appears it may be stalled for the duration of the 2015 legislative session.

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Pro-toll Coalition Refuses to Release Poll Questions

On Wednesday, February 25, 2015 the Pro-toll coalition, Build Our Bridge Now, released a poll on the Brent Spence Bridge. The coalition refused to release the full phrasing of the questions and the order in which they were asked.

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