Long-Term Closure on Kimsey Lane to Begin in Late July

A section of Kimsey Lane is scheduled to close later this month for I-69 Ohio River Crossing (I-69 ORX) Section 1 construction. The nearly half-mile section of Kimsey Lane between Richardson Avenue and Van Wyk Road is expected to close on or after Monday, July 25. The closure includes the Kimsey Lane overpass of US […]

I-69 ORX Launches New Website

With progress continuing on both sides of the river, the I-69 Ohio River Crossing (I-69 ORX) is launching a new and improved project website. It includes new maps, photos and updated project information. The updated website can be found at the same location, I69OhioRiverCrossing.com. Visitors to the new site are encouraged to sign up to […]

‘We’re Off!’: Gov. Beshear and Kentucky Officials Break Ground on I-69 ORX

The first shovels of dirt have been turned for the Interstate 69 Ohio River Crossing (I-69 ORX). Gov. Andy Beshear, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Jim Gray, Henderson Mayor Steve Austin, Henderson County Judge/Executive Brad Schneider and Evansville, Indiana, Mayor Lloyd Winnecke joined forces today to break ground on I-69 ORX in Henderson. They gathered at […]

US 41 Lane Closure Scheduled this Week

As preconstruction activities continue for Section 1 of the I-69 Ohio River Crossing (I-69 ORX), a single lane closure on US 41 is planned this week. One lane of US 41 North will close from just south of KY 351/2nd Street to just north of Van Wyk Road (mile marker 14.8). The closure is scheduled […]

Preconstruction Activities Underway for ORX Section 1

Preconstruction activities are underway for Section 1 of the I-69 Ohio River Crossing (I-69 ORX) and are expected to continue through the spring. Work will include geotechnical drilling to collect rock and soil samples, surveying and tree clearing. Construction on I-69 ORX Section 1 is expected to begin in early summer. More details will be […]

KYTC Awards Contract for I-69 ORX Section 1

It’s the final key step to move one of Gov. Andy Beshear’s top-priority transportation projects to construction – Section 1 of the I-69 Ohio River Crossing (I-69 ORX) between Henderson and Evansville, Indiana. A contract has been awarded to the Ragle, Inc./Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. design-build team. Construction is expected to begin in Henderson early […]