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Public Works, Bridges and Transportation to receive update on Ohio River Bridges Project on Thursday, December 13th

Monday December 10, 2012

For Immediate Release:
Louisville Metro Council
Contact: Tony Hyatt 574-4137 / 526-3622
               Stephen Haag 574-1204 / 645- 1752

Louisville – The Metro Council’s Public Works, Bridges and Transportation Committee will receive an update on the Ohio River Bridges Projects when they meet on Thursday, December 13th.

“I have invited the key players in the project to give the Committee a progress report on how the project is moving forward,” says Councilman Brent Ackerson (D-26) who chairs the Committee.

Appearing before the committee will be:

· Ron Heustis, Indiana Department of Transportation Project Manager;

· Andy Barber, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Project Manager;

· John Sacksteder, PE Project Manager Community Transportation Solutions - General Engineering Consultant Louisville - Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project

KYTC is responsible for the construction of all of the proposed Downtown Bridge and INDOT has assumed that role for the construction of the East End Bridge.

The Committee will meet at 2:00pm in Council Chambers.

All meetings are aired live on Metro TV Insight cable Channel 25. Meetings are also streamlined on the Metro Council’s website. Go to: and click on the “Watch Meetings Online” icon.

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