Uptown access http://wvxu.org en Finding city funds for 71/MLK interchange project http://wvxu.org/post/finding-city-funds-71mlk-interchange-project <p>Construction could start as soon as next summer on a plan to build an interchange with Interstate 71 and Martin Luther King Drive in Cincinnati. &nbsp;<br><br>The Ohio Department of Transportation is fast-tracking the project and could select a consultant and contractor by the end of the year. &nbsp;<br><br>But Cincinnati officials are still working to find a $20 million match for the construction.<br><br>City Transportation and Engineering Director Michael Moore explained that Tuesday during a Major Transportation and Infrastructure Projects Subcommittee meeting.<br> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 17:18:15 +0000 Jay Hanselman 13956 at http://wvxu.org Finding city funds for 71/MLK interchange project Cincinnati could fast-track 71/MLK interchange http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-could-fast-track-71mlk-interchange <p>Cincinnati officials will be meeting with Ohio transportation representatives Wednesday about accelerating the construction of an interchange on I-71 at Martin Luther King Drive. &nbsp;<br><br>That <a href="http://www.uptownaccessstudy.com" target="_blank">project</a> wasn't scheduled to start until 2018.&nbsp; But now officials are aiming for work to begin in 2014. &nbsp;<br><br>Making that change could mean the new interchange won't cost as much. &nbsp;<br> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 17:54:24 +0000 Jay Hanselman 9647 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati could fast-track 71/MLK interchange