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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 […]

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 […]

COVINGTON – Motorists luckily escaped serious injury in another horrific accident this week on the Brent Spence Bridge. The incident starkly demonstrates why a new bridge is needed to improve safety of millions of people who travel the Brent Spence Bridge Corridor each year.   According to local news reports, four people were hospitalized Monday […]

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 […]

Mark Guilfoyle, member of the Build Our New Bridge Now Coalition and Partner at DBL Law in Crestview Hills,  authored this OP-ED entitled “Brent Spence ‘alternatives’ laughable”  published by the Cincinnati Enquirer on 1-25-2015. To read the full article click here.    An email, tweet, facebook message goes a long way.  Click the yellow tab […]

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 […]

Today’s Cincinnati Enquirer story “Report scores: Brent Spence in decline” once again shows why the aging and deteriorating span needs to be replaced. While the bridge may be structurally sound, decaying concrete, clogged drains that result in water pooling during heavy rains and rusting steel create situations that make the bridge unsafe to travel. Just last […]

Build Our New Bridge Coalition commends Ohio Gov. John Kasich for signing legislation to advance the Brent Spence Bridge Corridor Project HB 533 allows for modern tolling and strengthens P3 law   CINCINNATI, OH – The Build Our New Bridge Now Coalition today commended Ohio Governor John Kasich for signing House Bill 533, legislation with […]

Geoff Davis of Hebron represented Kentucky’s Fourth Congressional District in Congress from 2005 to 2012. While representing my congressional district in Washington, I worked with former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning of Southgate to earmark nearly $50 million for the replacement of the Brent Spence Bridge. The funding was essential to lay the foundation for the […]