The Connection

The Indiana Department of Transportation and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet are committed to improving the I-69 corridor by constructing the I-69 Ohio River Crossing (I-69 ORX).

I-69 ORX is a key, final connection of I-69 between Evansville, Indiana and Henderson, Kentucky.

It’s divided into three sections for construction.

Section 1: Kentucky

Work is underway on the Kentucky approach with improvements extending from KY 425 to US 60.

Section 2: I-69 Bridge

Construction on the new river crossing, a bi-state project, is expected to begin in 2027.

Section 3: Indiana

The contract for the Indiana
approach is expected to
be awarded in 2023 with
construction to begin in 2024.

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Project News

Long-Term Closure on Northbound KY 2084 Beginning Early February

Northbound KY 2084 from Airline Road/KY 812 to KY 351 will be closed through early June Crews will soon begin work at the future…

Lane Closures Continue on KY 351

Closures will be in place next week   Lane closures are expected to continue next week on KY 351/2nd Street near US 41.  Closures are expected in each…

Traffic to Shift to New US 41 Overpass Bridge

Demolition work will soon begin on southbound bridge Traffic will soon shift to the new US 41 overpass bridge built this year at KY…

Adams Lane Bridge and Van Wyk Road Closures Scheduled

Short-term closures expected to begin next week  Drivers in Henderson should expect two short-term closures to begin next week to accommodate upcoming work on…

INDOT Awards Contract for I-69 ORX Section 3

Work is expected to begin by next summer Another key milestone has been met for the I-69 Ohio River Crossing (I-69 ORX). The Indiana…

Traffic at US 41 and KY 351 Impacted by Concrete Pour

Short-term closures on KY 351 and lane closure on US 41 As progress continues on Section 1 of the I-69 Ohio River Crossing, lane…