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

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…

Lane Closures Scheduled to Accommodate Setting Beams

Concrete beams are for the new US 41 NB bridge over 2nd Street/KY 351 As progress continues on Section 1 of the I-69 Ohio…

Adams Lane Bridge: More Extensive Repairs are Needed

Bridge will temporarily reopen to traffic before closing for longer-term repairs More extensive repairs are being planned for the Adams Lane bridge over US…

Schedule Update: Closures on KY 351 and US 41 Next Week

Crews are building a new overpass in the area Lane closures are expected next week on KY 351 at the US 41 overpass as…