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

Get Roundabout Ready: Visit ORX Team at Henderson Tri-Fest

Use virtual reality to travel future KY 351/2nd Street Interchange Section 1 of the new I-69 Ohio River Crossing (ORX) includes a reconstructed KY…

Van Wyk Road Closing for Utility Relocation Work

Expected to be closed for about two weeks As progress continues on Section 1 of the I-69 Ohio River Crossing, a short-term closure is…

Anticipated Closures This Week for ORX Construction

Restrictions expected at several locations Several traffic restrictions are scheduled this week to accommodate work on Section 1 of the Ohio River Crossing. Here’s…

KY 351/Second Street Reduced to One Lane in Each Direction

Lane closures will be in place first week of April As crews begin reconstructing the KY 351 interchange as part of Section 1 of…

Traffic Changes Ahead for ORX Construction

Long-term lane closure scheduled on US 41 Several traffic changes are scheduled the next two weeks to accommodate work on Section 1 of the…

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…