Brent Spence Bridge

Infrastructure bill could have specific impact in Ohio

BY: - August 5, 2021

A new infrastructure bill set to be voted on this week in the U.S. Senate comes as a relief to Howard Krueger and his windshield. Krueger was driving south on I-75 in Hamilton County, off to help his sister as she recovered from chemotherapy treatments. As he rolled along the lower level of the Western […]

Buttigieg to inherit a crumbling network of roads, subways and rails at DOT

BY: - December 28, 2020

Pete Buttigieg as the incoming pick for U.S. transportation secretary would take office at a time when both state and local officials are deeply frustrated that not enough is being done to maintain and improve the country’s transportation networks. But nobody seems to be able to solve the problem. For example, two presidents have vowed […]

Pandemic dims prospects for Brent Spence Bridge upgrade

BY: - May 14, 2020

WASHINGTON — The long-stalled effort to replace Brent Spence Bridge, a crucial Ohio River span that carries Interstates 71 and 75 between Cincinnati and its northern Kentucky suburbs, is likely to be further delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.  For years, the obstacles preventing a new bridge from being built have been political and financial. The […]