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In response to an op-ed written by Henry Fisher and published by the Cincinnati Enquirer on January 22, 2015, Kentucky Secretary of Transportation Michael Hancock and Ohio Department of Transportation Director Jerry Wray jointly responded with the following letter: Secretary Hancock and Director Wray response to Henry Fischer Some of the highlights include: “Your letter […]

Nearly two-thirds of Boone, Campbell and Kenton residents support plan that includes tolls COVINGTON – Nearly 60 percent of Northern Kentucky residents support a plan to improve the Brent Spence Bridge Corridor that includes tolling to help pay for the project.   The poll – commissioned by the Build Our New Bridge Now Coalition – also […]

In 2006, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District Six and the Ohio Department of Transportation District Eight completed a joint safety analysis on the Brent Spence Corridor.  The findings were compelling. “Overall, the corridor has a crash rate of 3.54 acc/mvmt, which is more than two times greater than the statewide average rate of 1.338 acc/mvmt.” […]

The Build our New Bridge Now Coalition commissioned a economic impact analysis of the Brent Spence Bridge Replacement project a few years ago.  This study was conducted by the Center for Economic Analysis and Development (CEAD) housed in the Haile/US Bank College of Business at Northern Kentucky University. The study presents estimates of the economic […]

Independent third party expert says findings can’t be trusted A poll commissioned by opponents of building a newer and safer Brent Spence Bridge Corridor has been thoroughly discredited by an independent third party expert as an unscientific and unreliable survey. In a column written for the The Kentucky Enquirer, Ronald E. Langley, Ph.D., the director […]

Highway being pushed by Brent Spence opponents would bring suburban sprawl, dramatic change to the south end of the county Residents of rural southern Kenton County have made clear that they don’t want the traffic and development that a new highway being pushed by Brent Spence Bridge opponents would bring to their community. Here is an […]

More extensive improvements will extend life of Kennedy Bridge LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Jan. 23, 2015) – Motorists will be driving on Louisville’s new Downtown bridge within a year – at least three months ahead of schedule, Gov. Steve Beshear announced today.   The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is accelerating construction of the bridge, part of the […]

COVINGTON – When it comes to safety along the Brent Spence Bridge Corridor, Northern Kentucky deserves better than the hypotheticals and flimsy polling being pushed by Brent Spence opponents.   “We are years into the planning process, millions of dollars have already been spent, and millions more is in the pipeline for planning and constructing […]

COVINGTON – Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear was spot on Wednesday when he told a Northern Kentucky audience that opponents of the effort to replace the Brent Spence Bridge continue to spew misinformation and propaganda about the project. Here are just a few of the more blatant examples of misinformation being spread by opponents about the […]

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